Record Daily Cbot Corn – for Sep. 13, 2010

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The CME Group reported the volume in Chicago Board of Trade

corn futures for Sept. 3 at 556,034 contracts, above the previous daily record of 516,076 contracts, set June 12, 2008. The volume for corn futures and options combined was 722,606 contracts, surpassing the previous daily record of 716,442, also set June 12, 2008. The surge in trading volume on Friday came as corn futures soared to a near two-year high on a smaller-than- expected private estimate of the U. S. 2010 corn crop, traders said.

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