ELX sets market share record in Treasuries

New York, Jan 6, 2011 – ELX Futures, L.P. (ELX), a leading electronic futures exchange, announced today that it has established a new end-of-day (3 p.m. EDT) record for total market share in its U.S. Treasury futures contracts, with an electronic share at 4.7% on January 6, 2011.

In addition, ELX set a volume and market share record in the two-year U.S. Treasury futures contract at nearly 35K contracts traded and over 15% electronic market share. ELX also set a market share record today in the 30-year U.S. Treasury bond, with an electronic market share surpassing 7%. These new records follow the previous trading day’s single-day total volume record for U.S. Treasury futures contracts with over 100K contracts traded on January 5, 2011.

Neal Wolkoff, Chief Executive Officer of ELX Futures, said, “These new trading records set today reflect the growing strength of our markets and the follow-through of momentum. The marketplace is paying attention to ELX and we are adding more participants and gaining more credibility as we enter a new phase in our growth cycle. I am confident that ELX will continue to make great strides in its business initiatives and compete aggressively as a real challenger in the futures space.”

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