14.11.2008 - OTC commodity values rose 56% In 1H '08
From Cattlenetwork.com: The value of commodity derivatives traded outside exchanges rose 56% in the first half of the year as the price of their underlying assets soared to new heights. The Bank for International Settlements, a body that promotes cooperation among central banks, Thursday reported the value of over-the-counter commodity contracts outstanding in June 2008 was $13.23 trillion, up from $8.46 trillion in December 2007...... Full Article: Source