MONTRÉAL, Feb. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced that Montréal Exchange set an overall volume record of 758,731 contracts traded on February 24, 2014, surpassing the previous record of 701,657 contracts established on February 15, 2013.
MX also reached a new volume record on the Ten-Year Government of Canada Bond Futures contract (CGB) with 429,577 contracts traded on February 24, 2014, surpassing the previous record of 375,865 contracts established on November 25, 2013.
As of February 24, 2014, year-to-date total exchange volume has increased 7% and CGB volume has increased 28% compared to 2013 levels.
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