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List: Top Ten Largest Derivates Exchanges in the World by Volume of Contracts

Date: 2007

Source: Future Industry Association

Base: All official derivatives, futures and options, exchanges in the world.

Notes: The list is in order but we only have volume data for three of the exchanges.

Following the merger of Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Mercantile Exchange, CME group has become the largest F&O exchange, pushing Korea Exchange to the second spot. CME and Korea Exchange saw 2.8 billion and 2.7 billion contracts respectively changing hands during the year. The two were followed by Eurex, Liffe, CBOT, ISE, Bolsa de Mercadorias & Futuros of Brazil, Philadelphia Stock Exchange, National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) and Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo in top ten. NSE has also emerged as the fastest-growing bourse among the world's ten largest derivative exchanges as its total traded volumes nearly doubled in 2007. According to FIA, NSE registered a growth of 95.32% in its Futures and Options volume in 2007 to close to 380 million as against about 194 million in 2006.


Volume of Contracts


2.8 billion

Korea Exchange

2.7 billion









Bolsa de Mercadorias & Futuros of Brazil


Philadelphia Stock Exchange


National Stock Exchange of India

0.380 billion

Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo


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