CME Group Announces Record Open Interest for NYMEX Brent Futures
CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced its NYMEX Brent (BZ) crude oil futures contracts set an open interest record on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Open interest for NYMEX Brent set a record of 155,713 on November 6, surpassing the 150,000 contracts milestone for the first time ever. The previous open interest record of 149,955 contracts was set on November 5, 2014.
Average daily volume for NYMEX Brent futures is more than 109,000 contracts for Q4-to-date.
NYMEX Brent crude oil futures contracts are listed by and subject to the rules of the New York Mercantile Exchange.