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ICE Futures Canada Sets Daily Volume Record in Canola Futures

Thursday, December 05, 2013

ICE Futures Canada Sets Daily Volume Record in Canola Futures

11:50 EST Thursday, December 05, 2013

ATLANTA, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange Group (NYSE: ICE), the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced today that ICE Futures Canada reached a daily volume record of 51,805 contracts in Canola futures on December 4, 2013. The previous volume record was 49,165 contracts on June 9, 2010.

The canola futures contract is the world benchmark for canola trading. The contract prices physical delivery of canola seed free-on-board trucks or rail cars in Central Saskatchewan, Canada.

Canola seed futures began trading on the Winnipeg Commodity Exchange, now known as ICE Futures Canada, in 1963. Futures and options on futures are used by the domestic and global oilseeds industries to price and hedge transactions.

About IntercontinentalExchange GroupIntercontinentalExchange Group (NYSE: ICE) is the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses for financial and commodity markets.  ICE delivers transparent, reliable and accessible data, technology and risk management services to markets around the world through its portfolio of exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange, ICE Futures, Liffe and Euronext. 

Trademarks of ICE and/or its affiliates include IntercontinentalExchange, ICE, ICE block design, NYSE Euronext, NYSE, New York Stock Exchange, LIFFE and Euronext. Information regarding additional trademarks and intellectual property rights of IntercontinentalExchange Group, Inc. and/or its affiliates is located at https://www.theice.com/terms.jhtml and http://www.nyx.com/terms-use.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 - Statements in this press release regarding ICE's business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of additional risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see ICE's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including, but not limited to, the risk factors in ICE's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, as filed with the SEC on February 6, 2013.

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SOURCE IntercontinentalExchange

For further information: Media Contact: Brookly McLaughlin, Communications Director, +1 312 836 6728, brookly.mclaughlin@theice.com, Investor Contact: Kelly Loeffler, VP Investor Relations & Corp. Communications, +1 770 857 4726, kelly.loeffler@theice.com

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