MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, U.S.  – MGEX said on April 3 that it has concluded the best March in its history, totaling 202,500 contracts traded during the month.

Total volume for the month surpassed the record set in 2014 by 19% and now stands as the 21st-best in exchange history.

Electronic volume finished at 18th-best all-time and set a new March record, coming in at 179,383 contracts traded. Additionally, a daily top 15 record was set on March 31, with 17,433 contracts traded making it the 14th-best day.

Open interest following activity on March 31 was 76,097, which is 3% higher than this time last year.