CHICAGO, Nov. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today reported October 2020 market statistics, including average daily volume (ADV) of 15.4 million contracts during the month. Market statistics are available in greater detail at

October ADV across asset classes includes:

Additional October product highlights include:

  • Equity Index ADV grew 60% from October 2019
    • Micro E-mini Equity Index futures ADV of 2.1M. Micro E-mini futures and options represented 38.2% of overall Equity Index ADV during October 2020
  • SOFR futures ADV increased 28% from October 2019
  • Agricultural ADV rose 25% from October 2019, including 14% Soybean futures ADV growth
    • Record EMEA Agricultural ADV of 305,000 contracts, up 82% from October 2019
    • Record APAC Agricultural ADV of 111,000 contracts, up 96% from October 2019
  • Energy options ADV grew 17% from October 2019
  • Micro Gold futures ADV of 77,000 contracts, represented 14.6% of overall Metals ADV during October 2020

As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group ( enables clients to trade futures, options, cash and OTC markets, optimize portfolios, and analyze data – empowering market participants worldwide to efficiently manage risk and capture opportunities. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural products and metals. The company offers futures and options on futures trading through the CME Globex® platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform. In addition, it operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing. With a range of pre- and post-trade products and services underpinning the entire lifecycle of a trade, CME Group also offers optimization and reconciliation services through TriOptima, and trade processing services through Traiana.

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