MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, U.S. — MGEX reported on Sept. 4 total exchange volume of 133,960 contracts for August, which represents a 32% increase when compared to July. Of that, total exchange futures represented 132,900 contracts and total exchange options represented 1,060 contracts.
Also  seeing a slight increase from July is exchange futures open interest which is at 39,554 as of Aug. 31.
Electronic futures and options volume of 103,557 places August in the record books as the 19th best electronic volume month.