MONTREAL, Dec. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - TMX Group Limited today announced that Montreal Exchange (MX) achieved a new open interest record on the Three-Month Canadian Bankers' Acceptance Futures (BAX)*, reaching 866,569 contracts on December 4, 2013. The previous record was set on August 4, 2011 with open interest of 796,862 contracts.
MX also reached a new open interest record on the Options on the Three-Month Canadian Bankers' Acceptance Futures (OBX), reaching 211,700 contracts on December 4, 2013. The previous record was set on August 21, 2013 with open interest of 185,321 contracts.
*1 BAX contract = C$ 1 000,000 dollars.
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