CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, U.S. — Agricultural volume for the CME Group in August was up 4% year on year with 1.5 million contracts traded per day, according to the CME.

Leading the way were Corn futures and options, which were up 28% from August 2018 at 610,000 contracts.

Hard Red Winter wheat futures average daily volume increased 1% year on year with 74,000 contracts.

Grain and Oilseeds future and options rose 4% from the previous August with an average daily volume of 1.4 million contracts.

The average daily volume for Agricultural options was 271,000, up 1% year on year.