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 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 BGCantor Market Data.

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Contact Information

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    ELX Futures, L.P.
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