The record in total canola futures open interest was set at 86,677 contracts on March 12, 2001. This exceeds the previous record of 85,318 contracts established on March 8, 2001.
Also, total futures open interest, for all commodities combined, set new record levels at 121,386 contracts on March 8, 2001. The previous record for open interest in total futures was set on March 8, 2001 at 120,576 contracts.
WCE provides the world’s premier price discovery and risk management tool for canola. Canola is the most actively traded commodity on WCE and has been trading since 1963; options on canola futures have been available since 1991.
WCE trades futures contracts in: canola, western barley, flaxseed, oats, feed wheat and field peas; and options contracts in: canola, flaxseed, feed wheat and western barley.
Established in 1887, Winnipeg Commodity Exchange provides financial instruments for price discovery and the transference of risk in an efficient and open manner.