The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) posted record trading volume in combined currency futures and options on February 4, of 436,452 contracts. That day, the Federal Reserve Board raised short-term interest rates for the first time in five years. In addition to the currency volume records, the CME shattered its world single-day trading volume mark, as 2,376,699 futures and options (worth more than $2 trillion) changed hands. Globex also hit a record 91,741 contracts on Sunday February 6, as

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