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
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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