Cme group is the major futures exchange in the world.
Cme group is the major futures exchange in the world, it provide access to all kind of markets:
- Index Futures
- Energy Futures
- Grain Futures
- Interest Rates Futures
- Currency Futures
and much more...
According to different sources and wikipedia.
"The Chicago Mercantile Exchange owns and operates large derivatives and futures exchanges in Chicago and New York City, as well as online trading platforms.
It also owns the Dow Jones stock and financial indexes. The exchange-traded derivative contracts include futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, rare and precious metals, weather and real estate.
The CME corporate world headquarters are in the Chicago Loop financial district. The corporation was formed by the 2007 merger of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT).
On March 17, 2008, it announced its acquisition of NYMEX Holdings, Inc., parent company of the New York Mercantile Exchange and Commodity Exchange, Inc (COMEX), which was formally completed on August 22, 2008.
The four exchanges now operate as designated contract markets (DCM) of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
On February 10, 2010, The group announced its purchase of 90% of Dow Jones Indexes including the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
CME as the world's largest future exchanges has announced that the company will allow international investors to use the Chinese currency Renminbi as collateral for trading in all its futures products since January 2012.
The group owns 5% of BM&F Bovespa, the São Paulo stock exchange operator. BM&F Bovespa owns also 5% of CME Group."
They have Twitter and Facebook accounts in case you want to follow it.
CME has a charity created in 2008. Endowed with a gift of $16 million from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Trust (CME Trust).
CME Trust was established by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) in 1969, under the direction of its then chairman, Leo Melamed, to provide financial protection to customers in the event a CME member firm became insolvent or unable to meet its obligations to its customers.
CME Trust received approval to distribute its net income to public charities in 2005. In addition to the Foundation's annual grant payout, CME Trust has made a contribution annually to CME Group Foundation for its grantmaking since 2008.
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