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Welcome to the CME Globex client system development information repository. CME Globex is the foremost global electronic trading system for futures and options on futures. Through its advanced functionality, high reliability, and global connectivity, it is the world's premier marketplace for derivatives trading. CME Globex provides access to the broadest array of futures and options products available on any platform, virtually around the clock, from anywhere in the world. The topics below provide comprehensive information for client system development on all features of the CME Globex platform including order entry, market data, risk management tools, and electronic trading concepts.The diagram below illustrates the primary interrelated topics comprising the CME Globex platform information repository.
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Provides an overview of the business and trading practices supported by CME Globex functionality and also provides additional electronic trading considerations.
Provides all order entry session and business layer information for client developers building systems to trade products on CME Globex or implement new functionality available on CME Globex.
iLink Message Specification - provides the message layout for each FIX 4.2 message type implemented on iLink 2.X for trading on the CME Globex platform.
Provides information for client developers building systems to consume CME Globex FIX/FAST market data or implementing new market data functionality.
Market Data FIX/FAST Message Specification - provides the message layout for each FIX/FAST market data message specification.
Provides information on products that trade on CME Globex that behave in a non-standard fashion.
Provides information on developing systems to trade CME Group Partner Exchange products available on CME Globex.
Provides information on Risk Management Services.
Describes the processes required to connect to CME Globex, CME Group Front-End Applications, CME Group Support Tools, Disaster Recovery (DR) Testing program, and other supplemental information if a DR event occurs. This information is intended for CME Group customers and system providers.
CME Group offers two testing environments, Certification and New Release. These testing environments are designed to improve the customer development and testing experience.