US derivatives exchanges operator CME Group, released its market statistics for December, the fourth quarter and the year 2021.
During last year, ADV reached 19.6 million contracts, up 3% compared to 2020. ADV was up for the furth quarter and December by 26%. Q4 ADV stood at to 20.5 million contracts and December at 18 million contracts.
CME Group’s full-year 2021 highlights across asset classes include:
- Interest Rate futures and options went up by 15%.
- Equity Index futures and options registered records with E-Mini Nasdaq 100 ADV going up 35%, Micro E-Mini Russell 2000 ADV and Micro E-Mini Dow Jones ADV by 3%.
- Bitcoin ADV reached 10,105 contracts and registered an increase of 13%.