CME Group, the world’s leading derivatives marketplace, today announced that S&P 500 Adjusted Interest Rate (AIR) Total Return futures reached an open interest (OI) record of 268,073 contracts on October 5, surpassing the prior record of 267,754 contracts on September 30, 2022. Additionally, cumulative AIR Total Return futures average daily volume is up a record 54% year over year, and OI is up a record 87% year over year. “We’re pleased with the record volume and participation our Total Return contracts are generating,” said Paul Woolman, CME Group Executive Director of Equity Products. “As Phase 6 of the Uncleared Margin Rules takes effect, a record number of firms are now subject to highe(…) Read More »