NEW YORK, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses, today reported a record daily volume in agriculture and financial contracts traded on ICE Futures U.S. of 889,193 contracts on June 13. The previous daily volume record was 851,852 on June 12, 2012.
ICE also reported a record daily volume in the ICE Russell 1000 Growth Index futures contract with 11,595 contracts traded on June 13. The previous daily volume record was 11,064 contracts on March 12, 2013.
The Russell 1000 Growth Index is a widely used benchmark to manage exposure to the growth segment of the U.S. large cap equity market. Russell 1000 Growth Index Futures are the most actively traded of the "style" index futures for the U.S. equity markets.
ICE Futures U.S. is the exclusive trading venue for futures and options on futures based on the family of Russell U.S. equity indexes. Contracts based on the Russell 2000 and 1000 indexes are offered with the contract value calculated at $100 X index value and are available for trading 22 hours a day. More information on ICE's Russell products: https://www.theice.com/russell.jhtmlAbout IntercontinentalExchangeIntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE) is a leading operator of regulated exchanges and clearing houses serving the risk management needs of global markets for agricultural, credit, currency, emissions, energy and equity index products. www.theice.com The following are trademarks of IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. and/or its affiliated companies: IntercontinentalExchange, ICE, ICE and block design, ICE Futures Europe, ICE Clear Europe, ICE Clear Canada, ICE Clear US, ICE Clear Credit, ICE Futures U.S., and ICE OTC. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. For more information regarding registered trademarks owned by IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. and/or its affiliated companies, see https://www.theice.com/terms.jhtml Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 - Statements in this press release regarding IntercontinentalExchange's business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of additional risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see ICE's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including, but not limited to, the risk factors in ICE's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, as filed with the SEC on February 6, 2013. ICE-IXFX