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CME Group reports record average daily volume of 7.2 Million contracts in Q1 2020

CME Group

Asia Pacific Q1 2020 Adv Reached a record 1.6 million contracts, making a 73% increase compared to the same period in 2019. This increase was contributed to a 195% growth in Equity products, 76% growth in Metals products, and 59% growth in Interest Rate products in the region.
Latin America ADV reached 182,000 contracts in Q1 2020, making a 21% from Q1 2019. Equity products lead with 138% growth, followed by 35% Foreign Exchange products in the region.

William Knottenbelt, Senior Managing Director and Head of International, CME Group commented:

William Knottenbelt

In the first quarter of this year, we have seen unprecedented market conditions leading to increased volatility, and our record international volumes reflect a heightened need for risk management. We are committed to continuing to provide a robust, liquid and regulated marketplace for clients to manage their risk around the clock and around the world.

CME Group reported a record ADV of 32.1 million contracts globally during the month of March, marking a 68% increase compared to March 2019. First-quarter 2020 ADV reached a record 27 million contracts, up by 45% from Q1 2019. Open interest reached 123 million contracts at the end of March.

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