CME Group reports open interest record for FX futures and options

CME Group (NASDAQ:CME), the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, announced record open interest in its Forex complex for Sept. 15, 2014.

Open Interest for FX futures and options combined stood at 2,630,556 contracts yesterday, the notional equivalent of $309 billion. The previous record was set on March 19, 2013 with 2,589,468 contracts, $286 billion in notional.

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Reflecting resurgent growth of CME Group’s global FX franchise, this record follows CME Group’s all-time high FX Options volume record with $32.4 billion in notional value (231,307 contracts) on Sept. 4, 2014 as well as the all-time record volume of FX Futures on CME Europe on Sept. 9, 2014 of 4,080 contracts, $527 million in notional.

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