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Effective this Sunday, December 7 (trade date Monday, December 8), CME Account Manager Clearing Firm Administrators for CME Globex will be able to define custom Futures Price Bands for their CME Direct customers. Price bands are designed to ensure market integrity by subjecting all orders to price validation and rejecting orders outside the given band. This mechanism prevents antagonistic or erroneous orders, such as limit bids at prices well above the market or limit offers at prices well below the market, from transacting market-moving trades that require subsequent cancellations.
With this launch, CME Account Manager Clearing Firm Administrators for CME Globex can define more restrictive price bands per product on a firm level or a particular CME Direct user. CME Account Manager will also support the creation of a Price Banding template, which may be applied to multiple firms, users and products.
Please note: all orders will still be subject to the exchange-defined Price Bands set by the Global Command Center.
Additional information on CME Account Manager is available in the CME Account Manager WebHelp .
Effective Sunday, December 14 (for trade date Monday, December 15), pending all relevant CFTC regulatory review periods, CBOT Treasury Invoice Swaps will be listed for trading on CME Globex and for block submission via CME ClearPort. CBOT Treasury Invoice Swaps are a type of standardized, forward starting Libor-reference interest rate swap which will be traded solely as inter-commodity spreads consisting of a long (short) specific, related Treasury futures contract and a long (short) Treasury Invoice Swap contract (IRS).
With this launch, customers will have the ability to permission accounts for CBOT Treasury Invoice Swaps in CME Account Manager by completing the following steps:
Please contact Enterprise Application & System Entitlements (EASE) with questions on CME Account Manager at 312 456 1560 in the US, 44 203 379 3802 in Europe, or 65 6593 5536 in Asia.
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