News Release

Panels on Emerging and Commodity Markets to be Broadcast Live from the CME Group’s Global Financial Leadership Conference

Tue Sep 16 2008

CME Group, the world’s largest and most diverse derivatives exchange, announced today it will be audiocasting two panel discussions from its Global Financial Leadership Conference (http://www.gflc.com) tomorrow, September 16, 2008, from Naples, Florida.

Both panels are available on the following Web site: http://www.talkpoint.com/viewer/starthere.asp?Pres=123325, or accessible through conference bridge at (866) 383-5538, passcode 94458


9:00 a.m. ET

EMERGING MARKETS:  GLOBAL VANTAGE POINTS

Moderator: Kevin Kajiwara, Eurasia Group

Panelists:

o   Gustavo Franco, Former President of the Brazilian Central Bank

o   James McGregor, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, JL McGregor and Author of One Billion Customers

o   Raghuram Rajan, the Erick J. Gleacher Distinguished Professor of Finance, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

 

2:30 p.m. ET

ENERGIZED COMMODITIES:  PRESSURES AND POTENTIAL

Moderator: Tom Coyle, President, National Grain and Feed Association

Panelists:

o   John Block, Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture and Former President and

     Chief Executive Officer, Food Distributors International

o   David Hale, Economist and Founder, David Hale Global Economics

o   John Hofmeister, Founder and Chief Executive of Citizens for Affordable Energy

 

About the Global Financial Leadership Conference

Global Financial Leadership Conference, presented by CME Group, is an exclusive event that brings together decision makers from the world's leading financial institutions to discuss emerging geopolitical trends, debate critical economic issues and provide insightful perspectives on future developments in the financial marketplace.

 

Global Financial Leadership Conference, presented by CME Group, is an exclusive event that brings together decision makers from the world's leading financial institutions to discuss emerging geopolitical trends, debate critical economic issues and provide insightful perspectives on future developments in the financial marketplace.

 

 

CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is the world’s largest and most diverse derivatives exchange. Building on the heritage of CME, CBOT and NYMEX, CME Group serves the risk management needs of customers around the globe. As an international marketplace, CME Group brings buyers and sellers together on the CME Globex electronic trading platform and on trading floors in Chicago and New York. CME Group offers the widest range of benchmark products available across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, and alternative investment products such as weather and real estate. CME Group is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol “CME.” 

 

The Globe logo, CME, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, CME Group, Globex and E-mini, are trademarks of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. CBOT and Chicago Board of Trade are trademarks of the Board of Trade of the City of Chicago. NYMEX, New York Mercantile Exchange, and ClearPort are trademarks of New York Mercantile Exchange. Inc. COMEX is a trademark of Commodity Exchange, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Further information about CME Group and its products can be found at www.cmegroup.com.  

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