Effective Sunday, April 11, 2010, CME Group is implementing an upgrade to E-mini S&P 500 and FX futures markets on the CME Globex electronic trading platform, which are expected to result in improved order routing message response times. In internal testing environments, this upgrade has reduced iLink response times by up to 10%. This upgrade is designed to enhance our liquid, efficient and competitive marketplace for participants worldwide.
There will be no changes to functionality or messaging format with these performance improvements. Good 'Till Cancelled and Good 'Till Date (GTC/GTD) orders will not be impacted.
Contact Market Data Operations (MDO) at firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have any questions concerning this notice. Thank you.