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Henry Hub Natural Gas Futures Open Interest Reaches Record 1.62 Million Contracts

Henry Hub Natural Gas Futures Open Interest Reaches Record 1.62 Million Contracts

September 5, 2018 No Comments

CME Group announced Henry Hub Natural Gas futures open interest reached a record 1,617,589 contracts on Friday, August 31, surpassing the previous record of 1,606,874 contracts set on August 17, 2018. Open interest represents the total number of outstanding positions held by all participants in a given market. Nine of the top 10 Henry Hub […]

ENERGY NEWS HIGHLIGHTS WEEK of  08/08/18

ENERGY NEWS HIGHLIGHTS WEEK of 08/08/18

August 8, 2018 No Comments

The price of OPEC basket of fifteen crudes stood at $72.27 a barrel on Monday, 6 August 2018, compared with $72.07 the previous Friday, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. The price of OPEC basket of fifteen crudes stood at $72.58 a barrel on Tuesday, 7 August 2018, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. ———————————————————————————————————– China’s Oil […]

CME Group to Acquire NEX Group plc

CME Group to Acquire NEX Group plc

March 29, 2018 No Comments

CME Group Inc. (Nasdaq: CME) and NEX Group plc (NXG.L) today announced that they have reached an agreement in which CME Group will acquire NEX in a transaction valued at £10 per share, consisting of 500 pence in cash and 0.0444 CME Group shares (based on CME’s closing share price of US$158.84 on March 28, […]

CME Group Announces WTI Light Sweet Crude Oil Futures

CME Group Announces WTI Light Sweet Crude Oil Futures

November 1, 2017 No Comments

CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced WTI Light Sweet Crude Oil futures open interest surpassed 2.5 million contracts for the first time on Tuesday, October 31. WTI futures open interest reached a record 2,509,878 contracts yesterday, surpassing the previous record of 2,492,940 contracts set on October 30, 2017, and […]

CME Group Record Average Daily Volume of 14 Million Contracts

CME Group Record Average Daily Volume of 14 Million Contracts

August 2, 2017 No Comments

CME Group announced that July 2017 average daily volume (ADV) reached 14 million contracts, down 1 percent compared with July 2016. CME Group July 2017 options volume averaged 2.9 million contracts per day, down 8 percent versus July 2016, with electronic options averaging 2 million contracts per day, up 21 percent over the same period […]

Is There Still Hope For Higher Oil Prices?

Is There Still Hope For Higher Oil Prices?

June 26, 2017 No Comments

Oil prices have cratered in recent weeks, dipping to their lowest levels in more than seven months and any sense of optimism has almost entirely disappeared. All signs point to a period of “lower for longer” for oil prices, a refrain that is all too familiar to those in the industry. WTI dipped below $44 […]

Russell 2000® Index Futures and Options to Return to CME Group July 10

Russell 2000® Index Futures and Options to Return to CME Group July 10

April 13, 2017 No Comments

Six contracts based on the Russell 2000® Index as well as BTIC functionality will be available for trade CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that starting July 10, 2017, CME Group will launch both futures and options based on the Russell 2000® Index, as well as basis trade at […]

CME Group Reached Record Average Daily Volume of 15.6 Million Contracts in 2016, up 12 Percent from 2015

CME Group Reached Record Average Daily Volume of 15.6 Million Contracts in 2016, up 12 Percent from 2015

January 4, 2017 No Comments

CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that 2016 average daily volume (ADV) reached a record 15.6 million contracts, up 12 percent from 2015. Five of CME Group’s top ten daily volume days occurred within 2016, with three of those during the fourth quarter. CME Group fourth-quarter 2016 ADV reached […]

Top Oil News Brief/Roundup As Reported to 21st November 2016…..

Top Oil News Brief/Roundup As Reported to 21st November 2016…..

November 22, 2016 No Comments

The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at $44.34 a barrel on Monday, compared with $42.33 the previous Friday, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. —————————————— FTSE 100 index was up 27.0 points, or 0.4 per cent at 6,802.8, below the day’s peak of 6,820.90, having recovered from a low of 6,754.16. European markets […]

CME Group Reached Average Daily Volume in August 2016 Up 9 Percent

CME Group Reached Average Daily Volume in August 2016 Up 9 Percent

September 2, 2016 No Comments

CME Group, announced that August 2016 average daily volume (ADV) reached 13.8 million contracts per day, down 15 percent from August 2015. CME Group year-to-date 2016 ADV through August averaged 15.5 million contracts per day, up 9 percent. Total open interest was 105 million contracts at the end of August, up 15 percent from year-end […]

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