LONDON and SINGAPORE, Jan. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group,
the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today
announced that it achieved record international average daily
volume (ADV) of 5.5 million contracts in 2021, up 4% from
2020. This record, reflecting all trading done outside
the United States, was driven
largely by growth in Interest Rate products, up 19%.
"Market conditions in 2021 again created a heightened need for
risk management globally as clients worldwide worked to navigate
continued uncertainty and volatility," said William Knottenbelt, Senior Managing Director
and Head of International, CME Group. "We saw record volumes
in Europe and Asia and continue to work with clients in
these regions and beyond to provide the financial and commodity
risk management tools they rely on, around the clock and around the
In 2021, Europe, Middle East and Africa ADV hit a record 4
million contracts, up 3% from 2020. This was driven by a
strong performance in Interest Rate and Agricultural products in
the region, up 15% and 7% respectively, compared to the same period
Asia Pacific full year ADV
reached a record 1.3 million contracts in 2021, up 5% from
2020. This was driven by 34% growth in Interest Rate products
and 10% growth in Agricultural products in the region.
Canada ADV grew to a record 128,000 contracts in 2021, up 6%
from 2020. This was driven by a strong performance in Interest Rate
and FX products, up 32% and 9% respectively, compared to the same
period in 2020.
Latin America ADV grew to 122,000 contracts in 2021, up 5% from
2020. This was led by 20% growth in Agricultural products and
10% growth in Energy products in the region.
Globally, CME Group reported a record ADV of 19.6 million
contracts in 2021, up 3% over 2020. This was largely driven
growth in Interest Rate products, up 15% over 2020.
About CME Group
As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace,
CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) enables clients to trade futures,
options, cash and OTC markets, optimize portfolios, and analyze
data – empowering market participants worldwide to efficiently
manage risk and capture opportunities. CME Group exchanges offer
the widest range of global benchmark products across all major
asset classes based on interest rates, equity
indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural
products and metals. The company offers futures and
options on futures trading through the CME Globex® platform, fixed
income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the
EBS platform. In addition, it operates one of the world's leading
central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing.
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SOURCE CME Group