Table: Trading Places
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.