CHICAGO, Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today reported January 2021 market statistics, including average daily volume (ADV) of 19.2 million contracts during the month. Market statistics are available in greater detail at

January ADV across asset classes includes:

Additional January product highlights include:

  • Overall ADV grew 2% compared to January 2020
  • Equity Index ADV grew 31% from January 2020
    • Record ADV of 189,000 in Micro E-mini Russell 2000 futures
    • Micro E-mini Equity Index futures ADV of 2.3M. Micro E-mini futures and options represented 41% of overall Equity Index ADV during January 2020
  • Agricultural futures and options ADV rose 36% from January 2020, including 89% agricultural options ADV growth
    • Corn options ADV grew 159% from January 2020
    • Soybean options ADV grew 147% from January 2020
  • FX futures and options ADV rose 1% from January 2020
  • Record Bitcoin futures ADV of 17,500 contracts
  • Record SOFR futures ADV of 98,000 contracts, including a single-day open interest record of 726,000 contracts on Jan. 27
  • Ultra 10-Year Treasury Note futures ADV grew 49% from January 2020, including a single-day open interest record of 1.14 million contracts on Jan. 29
  • BrokerTec European Repo average daily notional volume (ADNV) grew 8% from January 2020
  • EBS Spot FX ADNV grew 2% from January 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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