ICE Reports February Futures Volume PR Newswire ATLANTA, March 4, 2013 ATLANTA, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses, today reported futures volume for February 2013. ICE's average daily volume (ADV) for futures and options was 3,640,377 contracts, a decline of 10% from the prior February. Total contract volume in February 2013 was 69 million. All prior period contract volumes have been adjusted to include the transitioned futures contracts, which previously traded in ICE's OTC markets. Financial Updates and Guidance oICE's March 2013 volume press release will be issued on Wednesday, April 3 rather than on April 2 due to the UK holiday. February 2013 Review oICE Clear Credit began clearing for Markit iTraxx Europe CDS indices on February 25. oOn February 15, the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act waiting period expired for ICE's transaction with NYSE Euronext. oICE and Cetip's jointly developed fixed-income trading platform Cetip Trader launched on February 25, following a successful beta test and regulatory approval. oMonthly and daily volume records were established in ICE Emission EUA and RBOB Gasoline futures contracts. Daily volume records were also set in ICE Heating Oil and ICE Russell 1000 Growth Index futures. oDuring February, open interest records were set in Brent Crude futures, WTI options, Heating Oil futures, Coal Rotterdam options, Russell 1000 Growth futures and Dutch TTF Natural Gas options. ICE Futures Contracts & Markets ADV ADV ADV ADV ADV ADV ADV Product Line (Futures & Feb Feb % YTD Feb YTD Feb % Options) Change Change 2013 2012 2013 2012 ICE Brent 686,843 635,979 8.0% 681,222 606,238 12.4% ICE Gasoil 290,438 275,651 5.4% 290,043 283,070 2.5% ICE Other Oil (1)* 276,250 243,479 13.5% 268,635 225,527 19.1% ICE OIL 1,253,531 1,155,109 8.5% 1,239,900 1,114,835 11.2% ICE Natural Gas* 1,133,136 1,962,463 -42.3% 1,224,570 2,076,661 -41.0% ICE Power* 704,528 438,114 60.8% 603,623 416,256 45.0% ICE Emissions & 57,759 40,247 43.5% 51,232 40,116 27.7% Other (2) TOTAL ENERGY 3,148,954 3,595,934 -12.4% 3,119,325 3,647,868 -14.5% ICE Sugar 177,943 160,833 10.6% 153,588 141,067 8.9% ICE Other Ags (3) 169,678 139,761 21.4% 149,553 122,949 21.6% TOTAL 347,621 300,594 15.6% 303,140 264,016 14.8% AGRICULTURAL ICE Equity Index 104,926 135,336 -22.5% 97,118 127,702 -23.9% (4) ICE FX (5) 38,877 31,912 21.8% 35,640 28,865 23.5% TOTAL 143,802 167,248 -14.0% 132,759 156,567 -15.2% FINANCIALS TOTAL FUTURES & 3,640,377 4,063,776 -10.4% 3,555,224 4,068,451 -12.6% OPTIONS Note: Figures may not foot due to rounding. (1) "ICE Other Oil" includes futurized oil contracts, WTI, Heating Oil, RBOB Gasoline and Middle East Sour Crude. Excludes Daily Brent Bullet contracts. (2) "ICE Emissions & Other" includes all emissions contracts, freight, coal and iron ore and uranium. (3) "ICE Other Ags" includes Cocoa, Coffee "C", Cotton No. 2, Orange Juice, Corn, Wheat, Soybeans, Barley and Canola. (4) "ICE Equity Index" includes the Russell 2000^®, Russell 1000^®, and the Continuous Commodity Index. (5) "ICE FX" includes futures and options for the U.S. Dollar Index and foreign exchange. *Historical volume has been adjusted to include new energy futures contracts. ICE Futures Monthly and YTD Volume Futures & Options February February Percent YTD Feb YTD Feb Percent Products 2013 2012 Change 2013 2012 Change Energy* 59,830,134 71,918,682 -16.8% 124,772,980 145,914,709 -14.5% Agricultural 6,604,792 6,011,874 9.9% 12,149,951 10,584,692 14.8% Financials 2,732,244 3,344,957 -18.3% 5,310,347 6,262,674 -15.2% TOTAL CONTRACTS 69,167,170 81,275,513 -14.9% 142,233,278 162,762,075 -12.6% *Historical energy volume has been adjusted to include new energy futures contracts. Rolling Three-Month Average Rate per Contract (RPC) Three Months Three Months Three Months Ending Ending Ending Futures & Options January 2013 Products February 2013 December 2012 Energy* $1.07 $1.08 $1.07 Agricultural* $2.59 $2.54 $2.47 Financials $1.03 $1.04 $1.00 *Historical energy RPC has been adjusted to include new energy futures contracts and agricultural RPC has been adjusted to include Canadian contracts. ICE Futures & Options Open Interest February 28, 2013 December 31, 2012 Energy* 77,684,818 70,108,837 Agricultural 2,434,386 2,502,583 Financials 532,896 463,058 *Historical energy open interest has been updated to include new energy futures contracts. oThrough February 22, ICE's CDS clearing houses have cleared $38 trillion in gross notional value on a cumulative basis across 1.2 million trades. ICE Clear Credit has cleared $2.2 trillion in single-name CDS resulting in open interest of $742 billion. ICE Clear Europe has cleared €1.6 trillion ($2.2 trillion) in single-name CDS resulting in €541 billion ($713 billion) of open interest. ICE lists 423 CDS instruments for clearing. A complete summary of CDS clearing can be found at: https://www.theice.com/clear_credit.jhtml oTrading days in February 2013 oICE Futures Europe & U.S: 19 oICE Futures Canada: 19 Note: As of October 15, 2012, ICE transitioned all of the open interest in OTC cleared energy swaps contracts to futures contracts. All futures volumes in the tables above have been adjusted to treat, on a pro forma basis, the OTC cleared energy swaps contracts as futures contracts for all periods prior to October 2012. RPC is calculated by dividing transaction revenues by contract volume, and may vary based on pricing, customer and product mix. Historical futures volume and OTC commission data can be found at: http://ir.theice.com/supplemental.cfm About IntercontinentalExchange IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE) is a leading operator of regulated exchanges and clearing houses serving the risk management needs of global markets for agricultural, credit, currency, emissions, energy and equity index products. 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ICE Reports February Futures Volume
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