US Futures Market Review: Q1-2017
TABB Group Futures Market Review analyzes trends in the futures and options on futures markets in the US as well as brief global overview. In addition, we provide details on swap and volatility futures contracts. Finally, we provide a comprehensive ranking of the top twenty-five Futures Commissions Merchants (“FCMs”) as determined by customer segregated balances held on their books.
The futures industry has been waiting for the interest rate sector to stimulate trading activity and based on Q1 2017 it did not disappoint. Interest rate volume in both futures and options on futures are pushing 2017 projected volumes to record levels.