Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today announced record trading volume for ICE New York Harbor Heating Oil Futures of 113,770 contracts yesterday. This was a 35 percent increase over the previous trading volume record of 84,294 lots on October 17, 2019.
“We have made consistent progress in developing liquidity in ICE’s Heating Oil and RBOB Gasoline futures, and we’re pleased to see our customers increasingly taking advantage of the capital efficiencies and other trading opportunities in our markets,” said Jeff Barbuto, Global Head of Oil at Intercontinental Exchange.
As the world’s leading energy marketplace, ICE offers benchmark futures and options contracts across global markets, including oil (Brent, WTI and Platts Dubai), refined products (ICE Heating Oil, RBOB Gasoline and NY Harbor ULSD), natural gas (Henry Hub, TTF, NBP and JKM LNG), power and emissions.
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