LONDON & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced today that daily volume records were reached in Sterling and the MSCI EAFE (Europe, Australasia and Far East) contracts on June 13, 2014:
- Liffe traded 2,858,857 Short Sterling futures contracts and 1,380,010 Short Sterling options contracts on June 13, 2014. The previous record for futures was 2,045,204 on February 12, 2014 and the previous record for options was 1,169,189 on November 12, 2008.
- Liffe US traded 77,471 MSCI EAFE futures contracts on June 13, 2014. The previous record was 73,587 on March 17, 2014.
Liffe offers the most liquid and capital efficient platform for trading and clearing Sterling and Euro interbank interest rates, with trading, risk management and margin offsets available across the sovereign curve.
Liffe and Liffe US offer the widest derivatives franchise based on MSCI indices with more than 80 futures and options contracts and is further developing products based on MSCI geographic, sector and factor indices across emerging and developed markets. In addition to the flagship MSCI World, MSCI Emerging Markets, MSCI Europe and MSCI EAFE index futures, ICE and Liffe also offer benchmark futures and options based on an extensive range of international equity indices, including the FTSE 100 and Russell 2000 and 1000 indices.
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