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2013-03-05 08:32:55

CME Globex and floor hours to be reduced for both CBOT grain and oilseed and KCBT markets CHICAGO, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced it will reduce grain and oilseed trading hours following comprehensive outreach to producers, commercial customers, traders and other industry participants who manage their risk in its markets. Pending CFTC review, trading in CBOT grain and oilseed and KCBT markets...

2013-02-14 16:21:48

CHICAGO, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, announced it reached a record in open interest for its global benchmark NYMEX Light Sweet Crude Oil (WTI) futures contracts yesterday, February 13, 2013. Open Interest for NYMEX WTI reached 1,665,014 contracts, compared to 1,664,400 on May 11, 2011, the last record for this contract. This comes shortly after NYMEX Brent (BZ) has hit multiple trading volume records and open interest...

2013-02-07 16:27:23

BOSTON, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Mielke, editor-in-chief of OIL WORLD publications, and Bluford (Blu) Putnam, chief economist at CME Group, have confirmed that they will attend and speak at the 8(th) annual Soy & Grain Trade Summit, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis, Minn., October 21-23, 2013. Mielke will present his Global Protein Meal and Veg Oil Outlook, which focuses on supply and demand forecasts, pricing, competition with other row crops, and the...

2013-01-25 04:20:14

LONDON, Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Clearing Europe, CME Group's European clearing house, today announced that it has added two new over-the-counter (OTC) European natural gas forward contracts for clearing: the United Kingdom (UK) National Balancing Point (NBP) Natural Gas Physically Delivered Forward contract and the Netherlands (NL) Title Transfer Facility (TTF) Natural Gas Physically Delivered Forward contract. These contracts will be listed for clearing on CME ClearPort and will...

2013-01-24 20:21:13

CHICAGO, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, CME Group released the following statement in response to the announcement by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) that Commissioner Jill Sommers will be leaving the agency this year. "We commend Jill Sommers for her service to the CFTC and the global derivatives industry. Commissioner Sommers has been a tenacious and effective advocate for preserving the competitiveness of U.S. markets, both in her thoughtful approach to regulatory...

2013-01-18 16:20:56

CHICAGO, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced a record in daily trading volume for its NYMEX Brent (BZ) crude oil futures contract. These contracts are listed by and subject to the rules of NYMEX. Brent Crude Oil Last Day Financial Futures trading volumes jumped yesterday to 30,250 contracts, a 38 percent increase over the previous record of 21,997 set on August 8, 2012. CME Group has seen strong interest in...

2012-12-10 04:20:25

LONDON, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Clearing Europe, CME Group's European clearing house, today announced that it has added two new over-the-counter (OTC) Iron Ore contracts for clearing: Iron Ore 62% CFR China Calendar Swaps and Iron Ore 62% CFR China Average Price Options beginning Monday, 10 December 2012 subject to regulatory approval. This expansion of products is in line with CME Clearing Europe's commitment to helping customers manage their risk associated with China's...

2012-12-03 08:24:29

CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced it has completed its acquisition of the Kansas City Board of Trade (KCBT), the leading futures market for hard red winter (HRW) wheat. The completion of the acquisition will provide both CME Group and KCBT customers with greater capital efficiencies, new trading opportunities and additional products to manage their global wheat price risk. "We're pleased to complete...

2012-11-30 12:25:38

CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group issued the following statement. On Thursday, November 29, CME Group issued an erroneous Deliverable Commodities Under Registration Report shortly after 4 p.m., CST showing 164 wheat shipping certificates registered. That number did not include 2,000 registered wheat shipping certificates from the Andersons' Conant and Illinois Facilities. CME Group corrected the report on its Website at 5:46 p.m., CST. The company will assume...

2012-11-14 08:40:16

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IPC Systems, Inc. (IPC), a leading provider of voice and electronic trading communications solutions to the world's top financial services firms and global enterprises, today announced that CME Group Inc. (CME Group) has added the IPC Financial Markets Network as an Approved Telecommunication Service Provider for CME Group's state-of-the-art data center in Aurora, Illinois. CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives...