Montréal Exchange Sets New Volume Record on CGB® Ten-Year Government of Canada Bond Futures

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - TMX Group today announced that Montréal Exchange set a new volume record on the Ten-Year Government of Canada Bond Futures contract (CGB) with 440,939 contracts traded on August 25, 2014, surpassing the previous record of 429,577 contracts set on February 24, 2014.

On a year-to-date basis, volume on CGB has increased 8% compared with 2013 levels.

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SOURCE The Montreal Exchange

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