|Topics in this issue include:
|Critical System Updates|
This release is now available for customer testing in New Release.
Detailed information on FIX/FAST 1.2 is available in the FIX/FAST 1.2 Client Impact Assessment.
NYMEX LCH ECM & MTF Products on CME Globex
This historic alliance will deliver improved capital and operational efficiencies through wider execution capabilities, broader credit intermediation and margining benefits for customers and market participants.
More information on the arrangement and benefits for market participants is available at www.nymexonlchclearnet.com.
Please note: the NYMEX ECM contracts require development to support trading of these unique products. Detailed development information is available in the NYMEX ECM and NYMEX MTF Products on CME Globex Client Impact Assessment. The complete lists of new products are available in the NYMEX ECM Snapshot and NYMEX MTF Snapshot.
These products will be available for customer testing in the New Release environment on Monday, June 9. A mock trading session will be held Saturday, June 28. More information will be available soon.
Security Description Naming Convention Change for Binary Options Strategies on Target Federal Funds Rate Futures
For example, currently the Security Description for a Christmas Tree strategy, with leg strike prices of 6000, 6125 and 6250, is BUS:XTU8C000 125 250. With this change, the Security Description for the same strategy will be BUS:XTU8C600 612 625.
This change will affect the iLink and FIX/FAST tag 107-SecurityDesc; and the RLC Instrument Creation (MO) message position 72-91, Complete Instrument Code.
Please note, CME Group strongly recommends customers do not parse the Security Description. Complete instrument information for all products is available in the FIX/FAST Security Definition (tag 35-MsgType=d) and RLC MO messages.
NYMEX SO2 Emissions Futures Extension
These additional contract months are currently available in Certification for customer testing.
More information on this extension to NYMEX SO2 Emissions futures is available from NYMEX Product Marketing at 212.299.2301.
Matching Algorithm Changes for Legacy CBOT Interest Rate and Commodity Futures
|Events & Announcements|
CME Globex Disaster Recovery Program
CME Group offers two programs for business continuity testing: CME Globex DR Connectivity testing and Simulated CME Globex DR testing.
The CME Globex DR Connectivity testing, conducted monthly, is designed to ensure that customers can establish a connection to the DR environment in case of an emergency. Customers are required to register in advance to participate online. Disaster Recovery IPs and ports have been distributed by your CME Globex Account Manager.
Complete information on the CME Group business continuity program and the CME Globex DR Connectivity testing, including testing session dates, is available online. CME Group encourages all directly connected customers review the DR Client Impact Assessment.
CME Globex Trader Decommission
Please note this is the last possible extension CME Group will be able to provide; no further extensions will be granted.
If you have questions, please contact your CME Globex Account Manager at 312.634.8700; or at +44.20.7796.7100 in Europe or +852.3101.7696 in Asia.
Earlier Sunday Security Definition and MO Messages