New York, Oct 28, 2010 – ELX Futures, L.P. (ELX) announced today that it has reached a new milestone in open interest (OI) and set a new volume record in its Eurodollar Futures contract, which was launched in June 2010.
On Wednesday, October 27th, OI for Eurodollar Futures reached 104,313 contracts, with OI more than doubling every month since launch. Eurodollar Futures also set a new volume record, reaching 20,227 contracts on Tuesday, October 26th. Month over month, market share in Eurodollar contracts increased over 100% since September.
Neal Wolkoff, Chief Executive Officer of ELX Futures, said, “The Eurodollars Futures contract has been a very successful product for ELX, achieving new records every month. The exponential growth in open interest and the increase in volume show the great interest by market participants for an alternative Eurodollar Futures contract, which provides cross margining opportunities and adds to ELX’s suite of U.S. Treasury futures products.”