CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, U.S. — CME Group on July 2 announced that it set a quarterly record average daily volume (ADV) record in Agricultural Commodities in the second quarter of 2019 at 1.8 million contracts, up 6%.

It also set a record in Agricultural options at 359,000 contracts, up 10%.

Agricultural volume averaged a record 2 million contracts per day in June 2019, up 1% from the previous June. Highlights include: 

  • Record quarterly Corn futures and options ADV, up 30% to 774,000 contracts
  • Record Lean Hog options OI of 467,000 contracts on June 17 
  • Corn futures and options June ADV grew 21% to 875,000 contracts
  • Grain and Oilseeds futures and options June ADV rose 1% to 1.8 million contracts
  • Livestock futures and options June ADV grew 13% to 170,000 contracts
  • Hard Red Winter Wheat futures and options June ADV increased 3% to 83,000 contracts.