The trading volume of Single Stock Futures was 353,809 contracts on May 19, thus setting a new record. The previous record was 352,837 contracts, set on April 10, 2009.
The surge of trading volume of Single Stock Futures was led by KIA Motors (145,650 contracts) as the stock might be accumulated by the new Mutual Fund created by Nomura Asset Management, exclusively for car maker stocks. Also, Hynix Semiconductor (72,981 contracts) and Woori Financial Group (70,233 contracts) showed strong performance. (KRX).