ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced today that ICE Futures U.S. reported record daily volume and open interest in the ICE U.S. Dollar Index® (USDX®) on March 11, 2015.
USDX traded 159,577 contracts on March 11, 2015; the previous daily volume record of 118,608 contracts was established on December 11, 2014. Open interest currently stands at a record 158,884 contracts.
Introduced in 1985, ICE's USDX futures contract is the global benchmark for the value of the U.S. dollar and is the world's most heavily traded currency index futures contract. ICE USDX futures and options trade exclusively on ICE Futures U.S.
ICE offers a broad range of currency futures contracts.
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SOURCE: Intercontinental Exchange