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Intercontinental Exchange Announces Volume Record in MSCI Index Futures, Surpassing 1.1 Million Contracts and Launch of New MSCI Futures

By The Associated Press

ATLANTA & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 13, 2017--Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, announced a daily volume record of 1,100,337 contracts, set on September 11, 2017, for the suite of MSCI Index futures contracts that trade on ICE Futures U.S. The previous record was 867,337 contracts set on June 12, 2017.

The most actively traded contract in the suite of MSCI products, the MSCI Emerging Markets Index Future, also achieved a volume record yesterday with 847,465 contracts traded, compared to the previous record of 562,976 set on December 12, 2016. The MSCI Emerging Markets Index Future tracks the MSCI Emerging Markets Index and captures large and mid-cap representation across 24 emerging market countries. With 1,204,017 contracts of open interest, the MSCI Emerging Markets Index Future is the fourth largest equity index futures contract by number of lots in the world.

ICE also plans to launch new futures contracts on September 25, 2017, on the following nine MSCI Indexes:

ICE offers a comprehensive set of futures and options on a range of MSCI, FTSE and Russell indices, as well as a range of single stock futures and options, which enable customers to hedge against exposure to market volatility.

About Intercontinental Exchange

Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) is a Fortune 500 company that operates a leading network of global futures, equity and equity options exchanges, as well as global clearing and data services across financial and commodity markets. The New York Stock Exchange is the world leader in capital raising, listings and equities trading.

Trademarks of ICE and/or its affiliates include Intercontinental Exchange, ICE, ICE block design, NYSE and New York Stock Exchange. Information regarding additional trademarks and intellectual property rights of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. and/or its affiliates is located at www.intercontinentalexchange.com/terms-of-use.

Russell® and the Russell indexes are trademarks and service marks of the Russell Investment Group and are used under license. FTSE® and the FTSE indexes are trademarks and service marks of the London Stock Exchange plc and Financial Times Limited and are used under license. MSCI® and the MSCI indexes are trademarks and service marks of MSCI Inc. or its affiliates and are used under license.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 -- Statements in this press release regarding ICE's business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of additional risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see ICE's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including, but not limited to, the risk factors in ICE's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016, as filed with the SEC on February 7, 2017.

SOURCE: Intercontinental Exchange

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