Daily volume in the USDX exceeded by more than 35% the previous record of 54,625 contracts established on Friday, December 4, 2009.
USDX futures trade exclusively on the ICE trading platform 22 hours a day.
Real-time prices for USDX
futures are available at no cost on the ICE website following a one-time registration.
ICE also announced that on Wednesday, September 30, it will offer a foreign exchange webinar with a focus on fundamental and technical approaches to trading USDX
A good illustration of this point was gold's price appreciation in the spring of 2010, when fears about European sovereign debt problems were at the forefront of investors' minds and when the USDX
futures and options on futures trade exclusively on ICE Futures U.
More information on the USDX
is available from the New York Board of Trade website at: http://www.
futures established new monthly and ADV volume records in May.
First quarter 2010 ADV and open interest in the USDX
increased 295% and 97%, respectively, over the prior first quarter.
Starting today, USDX
options on futures are available side-by-side, trading for the first time on the ICE electronic platform, and will continue to be offered on the ICE Futures U.
is a globally recognized benchmark for the U.
contract was established in 1973 and includes six currencies: the Euro, Japanese yen, British pound, Canadian dollar, Swedish krona and Swiss franc.