News Release

New Colombian Peso Futures Contracts to Launch at CME Group on ClearPort

Tue Dec 30 2008

CHICAGO, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CME Group, the world's largest and most diverse derivatives exchange, today announced a new U.S. Dollar/Colombian Peso monthly futures contract on ClearPort®, scheduled to begin trading on January 11 for trade date January 12.

 

The new contract (commodity code V2) will have a contract size of U.S. Dollars/100 million Colombian Pesos. The contract will be listed for 24 months beginning with the January 2009 contract. The existing Colombian Peso futures contract (commodity code VE) will be delisted.

 

For more information, please visit www.nymex.com.

 

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. By acting as the buyer to every seller and the seller to every buyer, CME Clearing virtually eliminates counterparty credit risk CME Clearing also offers $7 billion in financial safeguards to help mitigate systemic risk, providing the security and confidence market participants need to operate, invest and grow. 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.

CME-G

SOURCE: CME Group

Web site: http://www.cmegroup.com/

Corporate Communications

+1 312 930 3434
Email