News Release

Media Advisory--CBOT Hosts Briefing Call on Listing Ags During Daytime

Wed Apr 26 2006

For Immediate Release

Contact:
Melissa Jarmel
(312) 435-7137
news@cbot.com

Media Advisory

CBOT TO HOST BRIEFING CALL ON DECISION TO LIST AG FUTURES CONTRACTS ELECTRONICALLY DURING DAYTIME TRADING HOURS

WHAT: The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT®) invites the media to attend a teleconference as the   Exchange elaborates on plans to list its Agricultural futures contracts on the e-cbot electronic trading platform during daytime trading hours.

WHO: CBOT Chairman Charles Carey and President/CEO Bernard Dan will co-host the teleconference.

WHEN: Today, Wednesday, April 26, 2006, at 10:00 a.m. Chicago Time

HOW: Callers are welcome to participate in the briefing via teleconference by dialing (800) 860-2442 approximately 10 minutes prior to the briefing.  International callers please dial (412) 858-4600.  Participants should reference the 10 a.m. CBOT briefing to gain access to the call.

The media is encouraged to visit www.cbot.com to view a press release and Q&A covering today’s announcement.

About the CBOT

As one of the leading global derivative exchanges, the Chicago Board of Trade provides a diverse mix of financial, equity and commodity futures and options-on-futures products.  Building on its 158-year history, the CBOT continues to advance into the future using the strength of deep liquidity, market integrity and member-trader expertise.  Using superior trading technology in both electronic and open-auction trading platforms, the CBOT provides premier customer service to risk managers and investors worldwide.  For more information, visit our website at www.cbot.com.

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