CME Group Reports Increasing NYMEX Natural Gas and Crude Options Electronification

CME Group reported that 35% of natural gas options (LN + ON) traded electronically in April, a record. Electronically tradeed LN had a record month with over 17,200 lots traded on screen per day.



In addition, 77% of WTI options traded electronically in April, an all time high. OptionsCity continues to see adoption of our Metro and CityTrader platforms for energy traders and we are excited about the continued move of these products to the screen.



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OptionsCity Software powers the trading, risk management and analytics needs of professional futures and options traders, market-makers, introducing brokers and financial institutions worldwide. OptionsCity’s diverse suite of powerful tools includes Metro, its flagship electronic trading and market-making platform, and Freeway, an automated trading engine designed to build, test, and deploy algorithms and custom trading strategies. OptionsCity also offers a cloud-based futures trading platform, CityTrader, with its REST-based, easy-to-implement City API for accessing futures and options market data and analytics. OptionsCity's latest offering, City Execution, allows Thomson Reuters Eikon users to execute futures and options trades seamlessly from within Eikon.

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