News Release

CME Announces Veterans Day Holiday Hours

Wed Nov 02 2005

CHICAGO, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CME today announced the following trading schedule in conjunction with the Veterans Day holiday (all times are Central time):

  Thursday, November 10    All exchange products will have normal trading
                           hours.

                           CME® Globex® regular open at 5:00 p.m. (for
                           trade date of Nov. 11) for all electronically
                           traded products.

  Friday, November 11      Commodities, Equities and GSCI will have normal
                           trading hours.

                           Foreign exchange and interest rate products
                           traded on the trading floors will be closed; CME
                           Globex will close at 3:15 p.m. for foreign
                           exchange and interest rate products.

                           CME Globex will have a regular trading session
                           opening at 5:00 p.m.

  Sunday, November 13      CME Globex regular open at 5:00 p.m. (for the
                           trade date of Nov. 14)

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