LONDON, February 11 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. , a leading operator of global regulated futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced a new daily volume record for the ICE Gasoil futures contract. On February 10, 343,672 Gasoil futures contracts traded on ICE Futures Europe -- the second consecutive daily volume record for Gasoil futures, and the first in excess of 300,000 contracts. A Gasoil open interest record of 670,822 contracts was established on February 8.
The ICE Gasoil futures contract is the world's largest refined petroleum product futures contract. Introduced in 1981, the ICE Gasoil futures contract has become the underlying pricing reference for refined products around the world. Today, the ICE Gasoil contract offers traders deep liquidity and the versatility of a global benchmark.
IntercontinentalExchange(R) is a leading operator of regulated futures exchanges and over-the-counter markets for agricultural, credit, currency, emissions, energy and equity index contracts. ICE Futures Europe(R) hosts trade in half of the world's crude and refined oil futures. ICE Futures U.S.(R) and ICE Futures Canada(R) list agricultural, currencies and Russell Index markets. ICE(R) is also a leading operator of central clearing services for the futures and over-the-counter markets, with five regulated clearing houses across North America and Europe. ICE serves customers in more than 55 countries. http://www.theice.com
SOURCE: IntercontinentalExchange, Inc.
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