With average daily notional value of trades that exceeds $100 billion, CME Group is the largest regulated marketplace for FX (foreign exchange) trading, and the second largest electronic marketplace for FX trading in the world. We offer transparent pricing in a regulated centralized marketplace that provides all participants equal access to 52 futures contracts and 31 options contracts based on 20 major world and emerging market currencies. Trading FX at CME gives you effective investment and risk management opportunities and unprecedented access to a global array of market participants – including banks, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, CTAs and active individual traders.
The volume you need to drive maximum results. More than $100 billion in FX futures and options flow through our markets every day. You can be confident in your ability to get in and out of markets quickly and easily. CME’s FX futures markets are supported by automated trading systems supplying real-time, dealable quotes, exceptional market liquidity and a dynamic trading venue for a large pool of participants.
The CME Globex Platform: The unmatched performance you need to succeed. FX trades on the CME Globex platform are executed and instantly confirmed back to you – in 5-7 milliseconds. You can access the CME Globex trading platform globally through approximately 1,000 direct connections in more than 85 countries and foreign territories providing fast, efficient trading on all our products.
As the CME Globex platform order volume has increased, trade execution times have become even faster.
A world of FX futures and options designed to manage your global exposure. CME Group offers a fully global product suite; 52 futures and 31 options contracts based on; 20 currencies, including G10 and emerging markets. Our FX options provide you with many choices. Choose your Quoting Method – either Premium or Implied Volatility. Plus you can choose between American- and European-style expiration.
CME Group FX offers you a wide range of sophisticated customers globally, including:
• Hedge Funds
• Proprietary Trading Firms
• Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs)
• Active Individual Traders
• Multinational Corporations
• Currency overlay managers
CME Clearing provides safety and security for your trades with more than 100 years without a default.
By acting as the counterparty to every trade, CME Clearing mitigates counterparty credit risk, meaning that for every trade completed on our exchange, we guarantee the financial soundness of both parties. By being at the center of every transaction, we can protect everyone’s interest and ensure the integrity of the marketplace.
• Top five bids and offers in spot equivalent terms
• Forward points (interest rate differentials)
• Total number of electronically traded contracts and their notional cash value so far on that day’s trading session
• Pricing for American- and European-style options and volatility-quoted options on futures in AUD/USD, CAD/USD, CHF/USD, EUR/USD, GBP/USD AND JPY/USD.
Take a look at CME E-quivalents and compare bid/offer spreads before you make your next trade, visit www.cmegroup.com/e-quivalents.