CME ClearPort API

CME ClearPort API 
CME ClearPort provides a means for OTC market participants to submit off-exchange transactions into CME clearing. The CME ClearPort API (Application Programming Interface) offers a robust set of functions which allow customers to submit to CME ClearPort through their own proprietary trading software.

Note- Trades submitted via the ClearPort API are subject to the same rules, restrictions and validations that regulate the acceptance or rejection of transactions manually entered through the web-based ClearPort® Clearing UI (User Interface).

The CME ClearPort API has the following features:

  • FIXML-compliant request/response messaging (with some custom tags)
  • Multiple connectivity options: MQ Series or Secure HTTP
  • Broker, Asset Manager, and Active Trader firm support
  • Support for various types of platforms (Multi-broker, No-broker, SEFs)
  • Outright or Multi-leg trade submission
  • Leg pricing support for recognized spread types
  • Support of trade submissions with many-to-many allocations
  • Matching capabilities for single-sided trade submissions
  • Product-related reference data requests (product and contract-level data)
  • Entity-related reference data requests (account, firm, and user relationships)
  • Support for a broad set of derivatives in various asset classes (Energy, Metals, Ags, Interest Rates, Credit Default Swaps, FX) across many CME Group product exchanges (NYMEX, COMEX, DME, CME, CBOT, and CME Europe)

ClearPort API Materials

For API Development and Certification support, contact Certification Support for Electronic Trading (CSET)
U.S.: +1 312 930 2322
Europe: +44 20 3379 3803
Asia: +65 6593 5593
Email: CSET_OTC@cmegroup.com

Futures & Options Trading

As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group 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 the CME Globex electronic trading platform and trading facilities in New York and Chicago. CME Group also operates CME Clearing, one of the largest central counterparty clearing services in the world, which provides clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for over-the-counter derivatives transactions through CME ClearPort.

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CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. The company is comprised of four Designated Contract Markets (DCMs). Further information on each exchange's rules and product listings can be found by clicking on the links to CME, CBOT, NYMEX, and COMEX.