Dubai Mercantile Exchange Continues Record Breaking 2012 with New Trading Highs-continued

February sees highest monthly trading, best average daily volume and busiest day in exchange's history
March 5, 2012--The Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME), the leading energy futures exchange in the Middle East, today continued its historic start to 2012 with the announcement of three new trading
records:
Total Monthly Traded Volume – 107,565 contracts, a 12.5% increase over the previous high

February 2012 saw the Exchange trade the highest number of DME Oman Crude Oil Futures (DME Oman) contracts in one month with a new record total of 107,565 contracts, equivalent to approximately 108 million barrels or 25% of total Arabian Gulf crude oil exports to the East. Average Daily Volume (ADV) – 5,378 contracts, an increase of 21.5% over the previous record

The Exchange recorded its highest ever Average Daily Volume (ADV) at 5,378 contracts.

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Source: Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME)


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