Middle East Economic Survey


No 41


DME Marks New Record In Open Trading

The Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME) on 6 October announced that it had achieved the highest level of open interest for its benchmark Oman Crude Oil Futures Contract (DME Oman) since the start of trading on the exchange on 1 June 2007. The DME said in a statement that as of 30 September, open interest in DME Oman stood at 21,797 contracts. The previous total open interest record of 20,160 contracts...