CME Group was voted winner of two of the most prestigious awards at the 2018 FX Week Awards: e-FX Initiative of the Year for CME FX Link and Best e-Derivatives Platform for our overall FX Options franchise. CME Group is the first exchange to ever receive both accolades.
At the end of Q2, futures and options reached $111.2B in notional (1.1M contracts), up 29.2 percent YoY. Q2 open interest also saw a YTD increase of 8.03 percent from 2017, representing 2.58M contracts.
On June 26, CME Group reached 1,104 Large Open Interest Holders in FX futures, up 8 percent YTD. This figure is collated by the CFTC and is a measure of participants in our markets, holding long term strategies.
Wednesdays options reached a record 32,422 in open interest on June 26 and are now, on average, trading 5,478 contracts a day. Wednesday options represent 22 percent of overall FX weekly options, with a diverse participant mix across time zones.
Effective June 22, participants can now benefit from 30 percent credit for Copper versus CNH and 40 percent credit for Gold versus CNH.
USD/CNH: Now Cash-Settled
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Amended Price Fluctuation Limits
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