Meanwhile, in the US, both the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) posted increased derivatives volumes, with 12.4% and 24% increases compared with 2004, to 674 million contracts and 1.05 billion, respectively. The figures marked a fourth record year for the CBOT and sixth consecutive annual increase for the CME.
All exchanges reported that a higher proportion of trades were done electronically. Figures from Euronext.Liffe were not ready at the time of going to press.
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