CHICAGO, March 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — CME Group, the world’s leading derivatives exchange, today announced first-day trading volume for its new 20-year US Treasury bond futures contract, which became available for trading on Monday, March 7.
In total, over 1,300 contracts were traded by 30 participants, with open interest at 1,041 contracts, indicating strong client interest in an additional fixed income hedging tool at a time when market management US Treasury market risk is greater than ever.
“We are excited about the broad customer participation in our new 20-Year U.S. Treasury Futures contract from day one,” said Aga Mirza, Global Head of Rates and OTC Products at CME Group. “Early trading volume for 20-year US Treasury futures speaks to the unique value proposition and the market’s need for tools to manage risk at the longer end of the curve. expect this new contract to complement our other innovative long-term products such as Ultra 10-Year Treasury Futures, which were introduced in 2016, and now have an average daily volume of 500,000 contracts and open interest of 1.3 million contracts.
For more information on this product, please visit www.cmegroup.com/20y.
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