IntercontinentalExchange Sets New Daily Record for ICE Russell 1000 Growth
ATLANTA, Feb. 18, 2013
ATLANTA, Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a
leading operator of global markets and clearing houses, reported record daily
volume in the ICE Russell 1000 Growth Index futures contract with 4,443
contracts traded on Feb. 15. The previous daily volume record was 2,542
contracts on Aug. 10, 2011. Additionally, ICE Russell 1000 Growth Index
futures set an open interest record of 4,373 contracts on Feb. 15. The
previous open interest record was 1,573 on May 6, 2010.
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:
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ICE's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, as
filed with the SEC on February 6, 2013.
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