CBOT: Ethanol, corn futures on the rise

By | February 01, 2006
November 2005 was a good month for the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), and its ethanol and corn futures contracts. The month-end open interest for ethanol futures was up 65 percent from the previous month. On Nov. 29, there were 759 ethanol futures contracts, which broke a new record. Corn futures also set a new record in early November, reaching 876,069 contracts.