Company Values - CME Group

At CME Group, we are guided by a set of values that define how we do business, serve our clients and conduct ourselves every day.

We lead with conviction and integrity.

  • We choose lasting value over short-term gain, positioning ourselves as an industry leader today and for the future.
  • We strive for excellence in everything we do, strengthening the success of our company, our industry and our team.
  • We empower our people and deliver on our commitments to our customers and to each other.

We advance the global economy.

  • We help our clients manage risk so they have the confidence to build their businesses.
  • We provide risk management products that help global businesses advance – to expand to new markets and build for the future.
  • We advocate for our industry and market participants, strengthening the key role we play in global finance.

We build lasting relationships.

  • We see the world from our customers’ perspective, offering the products, services and technology they need to achieve the results they want.
  • We stay connected to our partners, earning their trust by creating opportunities that help both of us grow our businesses.
  • We incorporate diverse perspectives into our work, uncovering new insights and opportunities to move our business forward.

We act with ingenuity every day.

  • We champion innovation and push ourselves to take calculated risks every day.
  • We ask the hard questions needed to generate big ideas and incremental improvements for our business and our clients.
  • We anticipate our customers’ needs and move quickly to deliver solutions.


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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Contact Us

CME Group/Chicago HQ:
Local: +1 312 930 1000
Toll Free: +1 866 716 7274

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Global Offices Contact Information

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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.