ICE Futures Europe Announces Daily Volume Record for ECX EUA Futures

By Intercontinentalexchange, PRNE
Tuesday, March 15, 2011

LONDON, March 16, 2011 - IntercontinentalExchange, a leading operator of global regulated futures
exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced a
new daily volume record for ICE ECX European Union Allowance (EUA) futures.
On 15 March, 51,638 contracts traded on ICE Futures Europe, surpassing by
more than 17% the previous record of 43,885 contracts traded on 16 December

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ICE Futures Europe is the most liquid marketplace for trading carbon
emission derivatives. The ICE ECX EUA futures contract is the benchmark for
emissions pricing in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). The ICE ECX EUA
futures contract trades alongside other emissions products, including EUA
options, and futures and options on Certified Emissions Reductions (CER) and
Emission Reduction Unit (ERU) contracts issued under the Kyoto Protocol.

About IntercontinentalExchange

IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE) is a leading operator of regulated
futures exchanges and over-the-counter markets for agricultural, credit,
currency, emissions, energy and equity index contracts. ICE Futures Europe
hosts trade in half of the world's crude and refined oil futures. ICE Futures
U.S. and ICE Futures Canada list agricultural, currencies and Russell Index
markets. ICE is also a leading operator of central clearing services for the
futures and over-the-counter markets, with five regulated clearing houses
across North America and Europe. ICE serves customers in more than 70

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of 1995 - Statements in this press release regarding
IntercontinentalExchange's business that are not historical facts are
"forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a
discussion of additional risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual
results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see
ICE's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including, but not
limited to, the risk factors in ICE's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year
ended December 31, 2010, as filed with the SEC on February 9, 2011.


Media Contacts: Lee Underwood, Director, Communications, IntercontinentalExchange, +1-770-857-0342, lee.underwood at; Investor Contact: Kelly Loeffler, VP Investor Relations & Corp. Communications, IntercontinentalExchange, +1-770-857-4726, kelly.loeffler at

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