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CME Group to Observe Moments of Silence in Honor of the 14th Anniversary of the September 11 Attacks

Thu Sep 10 2015

CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that on Friday, September 11, the NYMEX and COMEX trading floors will observe moments of silence to honor the victims of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. 

Open outcry trading will cease for one minute on four occasions as follows: 8:46 a.m. ET and 9:03 a.m. ET, noting the times the airplanes crashed into each tower and at 9:59 a.m. ET and 10:29 a.m. ET, noting the times that each tower collapsed.

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, its trading facilities in New York and Chicago, and through its London-based CME Europe derivatives exchange.  CME Group also operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers through CME Clearing and CME Clearing Europe, which offer clearing and settlement services across asset classes for exchange-traded contracts and over-the-counter derivatives transactions.  These products and services ensure that businesses everywhere can substantially mitigate counterparty credit risk.

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.  KCBOT, KCBT and Kansas City Board of Trade are trademarks of The Board of Trade of Kansas City, Missouri, Inc.  All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Further information about CME Group (NASDAQ: CME) and its products can be found at www.cmegroup.com.

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