NEW YORK, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, announced it reached monthly trading volume records for its NYMEX U.S. Midwest Domestic Hot-Rolled Coil Steel Index futures (HRC) and options (HRO) contracts in February. These contracts are listed by and subject to the rules of NYMEX.
During the month of February, U.S. Midwest Domestic Hot-Rolled Coil Steel Index futures set a monthly volume record of 6,619 contracts, which surpassed the previous record of 6,214 contracts set in January 2012. At the same time, U.S. Midwest Domestic Hot-Rolled Coil Steel Index Average Price options recorded a monthly record of 1,350 contracts, surpassing the previous record of 1,000 set in August 2012.
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