While the Chicago Merc and the CBOT worried about each other, Europe's all-electronic Eurex jumped ahead

CME CBOT EUREX

ANNUAL TRADING VOLUME (millions) 1997 200.7* 242.7* 109 2001 411.7 260.3 542.8

GLOBAL RANK AMONG FUTURES EXCHANGES** 1997 3rd 1st 5th 2001 2nd 4th 1st

* Contracts ** By trading volume

Data: Futures Industry Assn.

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