CME FX record down to Globex

CME, which traded a new monthly record in foreign exchange futures of more then 3.1 million contracts in March, said the platform had attracted new customers to the exchange. "While open outcry and privately negotiated transactions were strong, much of our foreign exchange growth has been coming from Globex," said CME president and chief executive Jim McNulty. The platform handled about 36% of the CME’s total FX volume in the first quarter of this year, compared with 23% for Q1, 2002.


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