LOOSE CHANGE

LOOSE CHANGE

Currency options volume at the U.S. exchanges gathered steam in August. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange reported that options volume was up 21 percent on an average daily basis compared with levels posted in July. The Philadelphia Stock Exchange reported that currency options trading rose about eight percent from levels posted in July. Finex also saw volume in its U.S. Dollar Index options increase in the month. The New York-based exchange reported that options activity increased about 22 pe