CME Group Announces Daily Volume Record in Copper Futures

          CME Group Announces Daily Volume Record in Copper Futures

PR Newswire

NEW YORK and LONDON, Feb. 25, 2013

NEW YORK and LONDON, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's
leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, announced it reached a new
daily trading volume record for its COMEX Copper (HG) futures contract on
February 21, 2013. This contract is listed by and subject to the rules of
COMEX.

Volume for COMEX Copper futures reached 128,326 contracts, compared to 127,276
contracts on April 10, 2012, the last record set for this contract.
Additionally, Copper futures set a number of open interest records earlier in
the month, establishing the most recent of those records with 184,257
contracts of open interest on Feb 6, 2013.

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