CME says E-mini Nasdaq-100 futures reaches all-time daily trading volume record
CME Group announced E-mini Nasdaq-100 futures reached an all-time daily volume record of 1,150,475 contracts traded on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. This surpasses the previous single-day volume record of 1,149,387 contracts reached on Sept. 18, 2008. "This milestone demonstrates how global investors are increasingly turning to CME Group's products to manage risk or take advantage of trading opportunities amid ongoing volatility in the equity markets," said Tim McCourt, CME Group Global Head of Equity Products and Alternative Investments. "Nasdaq-100 futures and options products allow customers to gain exposure to the 100 largest U.S. non-financial companies, while benefiting from capital efficiencies by trading alongside our industry-leading equity index products."