Grain News

MGEX Reports Best July Volume Since 2010

Date Posted: August 1, 2014

Minneapolis, MN—MGEX, a Designated Contract Market (DCM) and Derivatives Clearing Organization (DCO), announces a total volume of 141,562 from July, the highest finish for the month since 2010 and a 42 percent increase over the total volume from July 2013.

Total options during the month were 3,378, a 118 percent increase over last July and the highest options total for any month since October 2011.

Electronic volume finished the month at 120,268, a 51 percent increase when compared to July 2013.

Open interest at the end of July was 71,140, a 75 percent increase over last year.

Total calendar year-to-date volume currently stands at 1,287,763, compared to 781,579 at this time last year, marking a 65 percent increase.

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