Relevant Trading Incentive Programs

 
 
 

Trading Fee Reduction Programs Open to Customers in Asia

CME Group currently offers four regionally relevant programs to targeted customer groups that provide reduced fees for trading our products. The programs focus on electronically traded futures and options across all asset classes and electronically traded foreign exchange contracts.

 


Asia-Pacific Incentive Program (AIP)
The Asia-Pacific Incentive Program provided fee incentives for Asian banks to trade CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX products electronically.

For more information, or to apply for the incentive program, please consult the links below.

 


New Trader Incentive Program (NTIP)

The New Trader Incentive Program provides fee incentives for new traders at proprietary firms operating in regions not traditionally, actively involved in CME Group futures markets. These incentives apply to CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX products traded electronically. The NTIP was formerly known as the Emerging Markets Incentive Program (EMIP).

For more information, or to apply for the incentive program, please consult the links below.

New Trader Incentive Program Q&A
New Trader Incentive Program Application
(Simplified Chinese)
(Traditional Chinese)

 


International Incentive Program (IIP)
For proprietary trading firms and arcades outside of North America:

  • Discounted fees for all CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX products traded on CME Globex
  • Give-up trades eligible
  • Minimum quarterly volume requirements

Learn more: International Incentive Program Q&A

To apply and participate, you will need to print out and complete the forms below.

 


International Cross Asset Volume Incentive Program (IVIP)

International Cross Asset Volume Incentive Program Q&A
International Cross Asset Volume Incentive Program – Application (select writeable version)
Schedule A – IVIP List of Traders

 


Central Bank Incentive Program (CBIP)
The Central Bank Incentive Program allows Central Banks to receive discounted fees for their proprietary trading of CME Group products traded electronically. Foreign branches of Central Banking groups may participate, as well as accounts traded by an external asset manager on behalf of the applicant Central Bank. 

For more information, or to apply for the incentive program, please consult the links below.

Central Bank Incentive Program Q&A
Central Bank Incentive Program Application

 


Incentive Programs - FX

For the following FX incentive program below, please contact Malcom Baker, Director FX Products, at malcolm.baker@cmegroup.com.

CTA / Hedge Fund Pilot Program (FX)
For CTAs and Hedge Funds with More Than $1 Billion in Assets Under Management

  • Discounted fees for Foreign Exchange contracts traded electronically on CME Globex
  • Clearing firm requirement

Learn more: CTA / Hedge Fund Pilot Program Q&A

To apply and participate, you will need to print out and complete the form below.
FX CTA/Hedge Fund Incentive Program – Application

 
 

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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