SOURCE: ELX Futures, L.P.

ELX Futures, L.P.

May 09, 2011 09:36 ET

ELX Sets Multiple Volume Records: Overall Exchange, Combined U.S. Treasury Futures, 5-Year and 30-Year Futures

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 9, 2011) - ELX Futures, L.P. (ELX), a leading electronic futures exchange, announced today that it established multiple new end-of-day volume records on Friday, May 6, including overall exchange, combined U.S. Treasury futures contracts, 5-year note and 30-year bond. ELX ended the session with a record of 148,308 contracts traded and 120,137 contracts traded for combined U.S. Treasuries. The 5-year note hit a record volume of 43,748 contracts traded and the 30-year bond also set a new record with 26,117 contracts traded.

Neal Wolkoff, Chief Executive Officer of ELX Futures, said, "This has been a record-achieving week for ELX with multiple new records set in our futures products. This shows the great strides ELX has made in the futures marketplace to capture new business. Momentum remains strong and we expect to continue to grow our volume, market share and customer base."

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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