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Derivatives marketplace CME Group (NASDAQ:CME) has announced it reached a daily trading volume record for Henry Hub Natural Gas futures on January 12, 2018, of 1,022,858 contracts – surpassing the 1 million milestone for the first time.
The previous single-day trading volume record was 995,129 contracts set on January 11, 2018.
CME Group offers Henry Hub Natural Gas futures and options to market participants seeking to hedge natural gas price risk, which can be impacted by a variety of factors, including weather-related demand.
Henry Hub Natural Gas futures contracts are listed by and subject to the rules of NYMEX.