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CME Group Receives Inside Market Data Award for Acquisition of the Year

Wed Jun 01 2011

CHICAGO, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that it has been honored with an Inside Market Data Award for Acquisition of the Year with its 90 percent ownership interest in Dow Jones Indexes.

The Inside Market Data award recognizes industry excellence with market data, reference data and enterprise data management. Nominations were put forward by an editorial committee including Inside Market Data staff.  The awards are voted on by the publication's readership through an online ballot.

CME Group was recognized for taking a 90 percent ownership interest in a joint venture that owns Dow Jones Indexes.  The partnership builds on the strong brand and market expertise of both CME Group and Dow Jones Indexes, and expands the global reach of its index creation, calculation services and market data businesses across complementary asset classes, including cash, derivatives and customized over-the-counter markets.  

As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is where the world comes to manage risk.  CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate.  CME Group brings buyers and sellers together through its CME Globex® electronic trading platform and its trading facilities in New York and Chicago.  CME Group also operates CME Clearing, one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, which offers clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for over-the-counter derivatives transactions through CME ClearPort®. These products and services ensure that businesses everywhere can substantially mitigate counterparty credit risk in both listed and over-the-counter derivatives markets.

CME Group is a trademark of CME Group Inc. The Globe Logo, CME, Globex and Chicago Mercantile Exchange are trademarks of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.  CBOT and the Chicago Board of Trade are trademarks of the Board of Trade of the City of Chicago, Inc.  NYMEX, New York Mercantile Exchange and ClearPort are registered 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.

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