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2014-02-11 08:28:21

CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group announced today that Chief Financial Officer Jamie Parisi will present at the 15(th) Annual Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum, to be held in Boca Raton, Florida, on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/AQ51408LOGO) The presentations will be broadcast live over the Internet and can be accessed via the exchange's web site at http://investor.cmegroup.com....

2014-02-04 12:21:15

-- Options traded electronically hit single day volume record of 75,778 Contracts NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, announced today average daily volume for its natural gas futures and options complex increased by 30 percent last month compared to January 2013. This provided strong support for the launch of natural gas basis markets on CME Direct, CME Group's electronic trading platform for listed and OTC...

2014-01-14 08:22:32

LONDON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced a record year for its international coal futures of 1,298,361 contracts (1.3 billion metric tonnes) traded in 2013. This is a 300 percent increase compared to the volume traded in 2012 which was 329,985 contracts (330 million metric tonnes). Our volumes have continued to grow in line with demand for coal as the fuel of choice in global energy markets. This...


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