CME Europe Trading


CME Europe's exchange model is designed to meet local needs and accommodate regional trading practices while providing transparent price discovery and risk management solutions.

Before you can trade

To trade on CME Europe, customers must either:

  1. Become a Member of CME Europe (Clearing Member or Non-Clearing Member)
  2. Or have a relationship with a CME Europe Member

View the full list of requirements for Clearing Members and Non-Clearing Members.

To begin trading

CME Europe offers an IT onboarding process:

  1. Choose from Co-Location, or CME Globex connectivity options; existing customers can retain their current connectivity.
  2. Complete all required connectivity and market data-licencing agreements.
  3. Choose a certified Independent Software Vendor (ISV)-provided application, or develop your own proprietary system and have it certified by CME Group.
  4. Access our test environment, verify certification and pass record keeping requirements.
  5. Review risk management tools and opt-in to suitable options.

Trading on CME Europe

CME Europe enables participants to leverage the global scale and reach of CME Group.

CME Globex — CME Europe uses CME Globex as its trading platform. It is one of the world's leading electronic trading systems, featuring advanced functionality and global connectivity across 150+ countries.

CME ClearPort — CME Europe customers can use CME ClearPort to submit block and EFRP trades to bring them under the rules of the exchange and for clearing in an operationally efficient way through straight-through-processing (STP).

CME Direct — a free web-based trading screen provided by CME Group, provides an easy and simplified way to trade on CME Europe by connecting to both CME Globex and CME ClearPort.

Clearing Services

Clearing services for CME Europe are provided by CME Clearing Europe, a London-based Recognised Clearing House, regulated by the Bank of England. It provides a single, integrated platform for clearing and risk, managing a growing range of OTC commodity and financial derivatives.

Contact Us | View all contacts

CME Europe Sales
+44 20 3379 3700

Global Account Management (GAM)
Our London-based GAM team is available to help you choose the best connectivity options for your business requirements and optimise ongoing trading operations.

+44 20 3379 3754

+65 6593 5574

CME Clearing Europe
Our London-based team is available to assist you in establishing a firm relationship or joining CMECE. 
+44 20 3379 3100