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.

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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)

 


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