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IntercontinentalExchange Sets Daily Volume Record in ICE U.S. Dollar Index
Friday, June 07, 2013
IntercontinentalExchange Sets Daily Volume Record in ICE U.S. Dollar Index09:18 EDT Friday, June 07, 2013
NEW YORK, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses, today reported record daily volume in the ICE U.S. Dollar Index (USDX) futures contract of 116,372 contracts on June 6, 2013. The notional value of USDX contracts traded was approximately $9.5 billion. The previous daily volume record of 88,394 contracts was established on March 13, 2013. Year to date through May, ADV for the USDX is 34,707, up 27% over the same period last year.
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