SOURCE: ELX Futures, L.P.

ELX Futures, L.P.

May 04, 2011 17:49 ET

ELX Sets End-of-Day Volume Record in 5-Year Treasury Futures

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 4, 2011) - ELX Futures, L.P. (ELX), a leading electronic futures exchange, announced today that it has established a new end-of-day volume record in its 5-year U.S. Treasury futures contract, with 39,432 contracts traded. ELX ended the session with more than 105K contracts traded. ELX also captured more than 5% market share in the 2 and 5-year notes and 30-year bond.

Neal Wolkoff, Chief Executive Officer of ELX Futures, said, "Today was another strong trading session for ELX with over 105K contracts traded and the 2, 5 and 30-year Treasury futures garnering 5% market share. We are now consistently capturing 5% market share in these products and becoming a competitive force in the futures marketplace."

Today's record volume in the 5-year note follows last month's record market share performance of the year for the 5-year note and the best performing market share month ever for the 30-year bond.

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.comor email 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 ELX market data is available through Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, CQG and BGCantor Market Data.

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