CME Group to Reopen U.S. Equity Index Complex Tonight, Resume Normal Trading Hours
New York trading floor to reopen contingent upon lifting of New York City Zone A evacuation order
CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, issued the following notice.
CME Group will reopen its U.S. equity index futures and options on futures markets today at 5:00 p.m. CT and resume normal trading hours on the trading floor and CME Globex venues tomorrow. CME Group's interest rate complex reopened for electronic trading on Monday evening, October 29, and has since resumed trading on the floor and electronically, observing regular trading hours. With the reopen of our equity complex, all CME Group electronic markets will be open during normal trading hours this evening and tomorrow, Wednesday, October 31, 2012.
In addition, we will open the New York trading floor contingent upon New York City lifting the evacuation order for Zone A, which includes CME Group's NYMEX World Headquarters and the New York trading floor. All New York floor-traded products remain available on CME ClearPort as well as CME Globex during their regular market hours.
As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is where the world comes to manage risk. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate. CME Group brings buyers and sellers together through its CME Globex® electronic trading platform and its trading facilities in New York and Chicago. CME Group also operates CME Clearing, one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, which offers clearing and settlement services across asset classes for exchange-traded contracts and over-the-counter derivatives transactions. These products and services ensure that businesses everywhere can substantially mitigate counterparty credit risk.
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