Privately negotiate a trade with an eligible counterparty and execute a large transaction at a reasonable single price with block trades.
Block trades are executed apart from the public auction market and posted for the public.
Submitting a Block Trade
You can submit block trades to the CME Global Command Center (GCC) at firstname.lastname@example.org if:
- Your accounts are registered in CME Direct or CME ClearPort
- Credit limits are established and you have appropriate product permissions
- All brokers that execute on your behalf are enabled with access to your account(s)
Contact the Global Command Center
U.S.: +1 800 438 8616
Europe: +44 20 7623 4747
Asia: +65 6532 5010
Customer support is available 24 hours a day, beginning at 14:00 Sunday through Friday 16:30 CT. Any email requests submitted outside of these hours will be reviewed the following Sunday or the next available trade date.
Never miss a trade with block alerts
Learn how to get real-time block alerts sent to your inbox or mobile device – you’ll be notified anytime a trade occurs for the product group you selected. Filter to My Blocks for a new, personalized view of the futures or options products you want to follow.