SOURCE: ELX Futures, L.P.

ELX Futures, L.P.

September 06, 2011 12:18 ET

ELX Announces August Results With Multiple Records Set in the 30-Year U.S. Treasury Bond Futures and Eurodollar Futures

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Sep 6, 2011) - ELX Futures, L.P. (ELX), a leading electronic futures exchange, announced today that it established multiple new records in its 30-Year U.S. Treasury bond futures contracts as well as its Eurodollar futures contracts for the month of August.

The 30-Year bond set volume records, trading more than 545K contracts in August with average daily volume (ADV) establishing a record of nearly 24K contracts. It also set a new single day volume record of nearly 53K contracts traded on August 5, 2011 and a new daily market share record, rising above 8% on August 16, 2011.

Additionally, a new single-day total volume record for all U.S. Treasury futures and Eurodollar futures contracts traded was set at 155K on August 10. Eurodollar futures also set a record with over 512K contracts traded in August and year-over-year growth in market share for the month of August was up 364%.

Neal Wolkoff, Chief Executive Officer of ELX Futures, said, "ELX continues to remain competitive during a volatile time in the financial markets. The 30-Year bond has made great strides in the month of August as well as Eurodollar futures and, with the end of summer, ELX looks forward to introducing new initiatives to benefit market participants and attracting new business to the exchange."

About ELX Futures
ELX Futures, L.P. is a fully electronic exchange founded by leading global financial institutions with the goal of bringing the benefits of cost-efficiency, liquidity, market continuity and enhanced speed to all market participants. For information and news about ELX, visit www.elxfutures.com or email info@elxfutures.com. Clearing services are provided by the Options Clearing Corporation (OCC), AAA rated and the world's largest derivative clearing organization. For information on OCC financial safeguards, visit www.optionsclearing.com/components/docs/about/occ_financial_guarantee.pdf. ELX market data is available through Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, CQG and BGC Market Data.

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