CHICAGO, May 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today reported April 2020 market statistics, showing it reached average daily volume (ADV) of 17.8 million contracts during the month. Open interest at the end of April was 119.7 million contracts. Market statistics are available online in greater detail at https://cmegroupinc.gcs-web.com/monthly-volume.
April ADV across asset classes include:
Additional April product highlights include:
- Overall ADV grew 13% from April 2019
- Equity Index ADV grew 119% from April 2019
- E-mini S&P 500 futures ADV grew 60%
- Micro E-mini Equity futures ADV of 1.7 million contracts
- Equity Index options ADV grew 33%
- Energy ADV rose 38% from April 2019
- Record WTI Crude Oil futures ADV of 1.9 million contracts
Henry Hub Natural Gas futures ADV grew 60%
- Energy options ADV grew 39%
- Metals options ADV grew 15% compared to April 2019, including Gold options growth of 19%
As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) enables clients to trade futures, options, cash and OTC markets, optimize portfolios, and analyze data – empowering market participants worldwide to efficiently manage risk and capture opportunities. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural products and metals. The company offers futures and options on futures trading through the CME Globex® platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform. In addition, it operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing. With a range of pre- and post-trade products and services underpinning the entire lifecycle of a trade, CME Group also offers optimization and reconciliation services through TriOptima, and trade processing services through Traiana.
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