MGEX recorded its highest calendar year volume in 2017 at 2,803,549 contracts. This number broke the previous record set in 2015.
In addition, MGEX options volume for 2017 nearly doubled the preceding record of 61,226 contracts set in 2002. The Exchange also set a new annual electronic volume record with numbers 22 percent higher than the previous one. The best month was June 2017, with a record daily electronic volume happening on June 29 with 34,917 contracts.