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MGEX Reaches Top 15 Volume Day Jan. 8

Date Posted: January 9, 2014

Minneapolis, MN—MGEX, a Designated Contract Market (DCM) and Derivatives Clearing Organization (DCO), reports 16,917 futures and options contracts traded during the Jan. 8 trading session, hitting the top 15 daily Exchange volume records.

Electronic trades accounted for 15,394 contracts traded, the eighth highest in Exchange history.

Exchange for physical (EFP) volume accounted for 1,401 contracts traded.

The record was dominated by futures contracts, with futures volume coming in at 16,725 contracts traded.

Options volume was reported at 192 contracts traded. Open interest came in at 69,819 contracts.

“These volume records are a great start to a new year of trading,” said Mark G. Bagan, President & CEO, MGEX.

“I look forward to seeing what the rest of 2014 brings for the Exchange and reaching another record-setting year.”

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