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CME Group volume passed record on October 15.

BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-October 17, 2014--CME Group volume passed record on October 15

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17 October 2014 - Chicago-based derivatives marketplace CME Group (NASDAQ: CME) said it reached a record high in single-day volume with 39,567,064 contracts traded across all asset classes on October 15 2014 shattering the previous record of 26,947,300 contracts set on May 29 2013.

CME Group said that daily trading volume for electronic trading on CME Globex reached 35,067,597 contracts surpassing the previous record of 23,537,737 set on May 29, 2013.

Interest fate futures and options combined reached 25,088,750 contracts surpassing the previous record of 19,417,635 set on May 29, 2013. Eurodollar futures reached 11,532,544 surpassing the previous record of 6,880,382 set on Sept. 17, 2014.

CME Group total options combined traded 7,281,248 surpassing the previous record of 5,933,963 set on June 24, 2013.

Equity index options hit 1,791,507 surpassing the previous record of 1,159,176 set on August 1, 2014. E-mini S&P 500 options traded 1,567,655 surpassing the previous record of 1,056,013 set on August 1, 2014.

CME Group exchanges offer a range of global benchmark products across asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate.

Find out more at www.cmegroup.com.

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