KCBT HRW wheat futures, options volume up in April

by World Grain Staff
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KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, U.S. — The Kansas City Board of Trade (KCBT) said on May 1 that during the month of April it saw increases in volume traded in both the hard red winter (HRW) wheat futures and wheat options contracts compared to last month.

HRW wheat futures volume traded during the month of April amounted to 461,625 contracts, an increase of 30.9% compared to March trading volume.

Wheat options trading volume of 6,839 contracts was an increase of 1% compared to March trading volume.

Total exchange volume of 468,464 contracts traded was an increase of 30.3% compared to March trading volume.



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