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ICE Sets Daily Record For Combined Ag and Financial Product Set

Date Posted: June 14, 2013

New York—IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses, reported June 14 a record daily volume in agriculture and financial contracts traded on ICE Futures U.S. of 889,193 contracts on June 13.

The previous daily volume record was 851,852 on June 12, 2012.

ICE also reported a record daily volume in the ICE Russell 1000 Growth Index futures contract with 11,595 contracts traded on June 13.

The previous daily volume record was 11,064 contracts on March 12, 2013.

The Russell 1000 Growth Index is a widely used benchmark to manage exposure to the growth segment of the U.S. large cap equity market.

Russell 1000 Growth Index Futures are the most actively traded of the "style" index futures for the U.S. equity markets.

ICE Futures U.S. is the exclusive trading venue for futures and options on futures based on the family of Russell U.S. equity indexes.

Contracts based on the Russell 2000 and 1000 indexes are offered with the contract value calculated at $100 X index value and are available for trading 22 hours a day.

More information on ICE's Russell products: https://www.theice.com/russell.jhtml

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