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MGEX Reports 5th Best Exchange and Electronic Volume Month in June

Date Posted: July 1, 2014

Minneapolis, MN—MGEX, a Designated Contract Market (DCM) and Derivatives Clearing Organization (DCO), announces top five monthly records from June in both total volume and electronic volume.

This is the fifth month this year that the Exchange has finished with total volume in the top 25 all-time.

All futures and options contracts traded totaled 214,007, a 70 percent increase from June 2013.

Electronic trades totaled 183,434 in June. Daily electronic volume finished in the top 25 three times this month, occurring on consecutive days from June 18 to June 20.

Daily exchange volume entered the records books on two of those days, as well, peaking at 16,855 on June 20, which was 17th best in Exchange history.

Fiscal year-to-date volume currently stands at 1,678,470, a 55 percent increase over last year at this time.

Two months remain in this fiscal year.

Open interest remained high, ending the month at 64,866, a 74 percent increase compared to June 2013.

More information on MGEX volume and open interest can be found at www.mgex.com.

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