NEW YORK and LONDON, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, announced it reached a new daily trading volume record for its COMEX Copper (HG) futures contract on February 21, 2013. This contract is listed by and subject to the rules of COMEX.
Volume for COMEX Copper futures reached 128,326 contracts, compared to 127,276 contracts on April 10, 2012, the last record set for this contract. Additionally, Copper futures set a number of open interest records earlier in the month, establishing the most recent of those records with 184,257 contracts of open interest on Feb 6, 2013.
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