CME Direct

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Delivered securely across the Internet, CME Direct offers a complete suite of solutions for pre-trade, trade and post-trade, providing you support across the trading lifecycle.

NEW! CME Direct’s enhanced options functionality allows you to send Request for Quotes (RFQ) and execute covered and multi-leg strategies on CME Globex.


CME Direct for Traders

Access CME Group electronic futures, options and OTC markets – all on one screen. Choose the best way to execute trades either online or through a voice broker.

  • Sophisticated trading grids: facilitate fast spread and outright trading
  • Block Ticker: displays customizable real-time Block trade data
  • Option RFQs: execute covered and multi-leg strategies on CME Globex
  • Straight-Through Processing: enables real-time trade flow between front and middle office

CME Direct for Brokers

View all CME Group futures on one screen to execute on a customer’s behalf, or use CME Direct to instantly process voice-negotiated blocks.

  • Fast booking: easily book OTC ClearPort trades to meet Block reporting timelines
  • Trade entry validation: reduce trade entry errors
  • Broker whiteboard: track and share prices across desks and regions
  • Straight-Through Processing: process OTC voice trades without dual-keying

CME Direct Messenger

CME Direct Messenger is an advanced instant messaging platform that integrates seamlessly with CME Direct.

  • Intelligent parsing: convert text to data for dozens of products
  • Rapid distribution: blast to hundreds of counterparts or targeted groups instantly
  • Click and Clear: submit complex trades from IM to ClearPort faster, more easily and with fewer errors
  • Extensive collaboration: share information using a variety of tools

Getting Started with CME Direct