CME Smart Stream

Get CME Group market data through the new CME Smart Stream – providing real-time or delayed access via cloud services.

CME Group is the first exchange to offer real-time market data via native cloud services.

Unlike traditional methods, cloud services enable data to be there as soon as you need it and cost to access is measured in dollars per day.

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Key Benefits

Increases global access to CME Group market data

Decreases cost to access market data

Data provided in an environment with cost-effective, on-demand computing resources

No need to provision servers, install network or manage infrastructure

CME Smart Stream use cases

This webinar features presenters from CME Group and Google Cloud who showcase how to bridge the gap between managing real-time data to analytics and machine learning operations.

Learn how skew, a provider of data analytics and trade execution services for cryptocurrency markets, developed a live trading application in only a few weeks using CME Smart Stream on Google Cloud Platform.

Learn how Grão Direto, a Brazilian fintech startup, is digitizing the physical agricultural commodities market in Brazil. Using the CME Smart Stream on Google Cloud Platform solution, Grão Direto built a price tool that calculates customized grain prices for sellers, warehouses, and properties.

Newest offerings on Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

Delayed Binary Data

CME Smart Stream on GCP now supports streaming Delayed Binary Data (10 minutes), allowing customers to use CME Group data under delayed licensing terms. This cloud-based delivery mechanism provides customers with low-cost, flexible, reliable data access without the requirement to delay the content so they can focus on its use. Receipt of the data and licensing removes the requirement of intermediary service providers and the costs associated.

This offering supports the following use cases and benefits:

  • Seamless transition between real-time and delayed data without changing technical processes
  • Support for internal teams that don’t have a need for real-time data
  • Compliance with CME Group Delayed Data timing requirements


GCP now supports JSON-formatted futures data, giving customers an easy, low-cost, highly scalable format to drive their business. Receipt of the data and licensing removes the requirement, complexity, and cost of an intermediary service.

This offering supports the following use cases and benefits:

  • Easy format for use by developers, quants, and data scientists
  • Fastest and easiest way to receive and use CME Group market data
  • GCP native services optimized to handle JSON, including Cloud Functions, Dataflow as well as a variety of third-party and open source projects


Automatic onboarding is available for CME Smart Stream on Google Cloud Platform through CME Group market data administrative solutions. This process will help you get set up to access your real-time data on the cloud platform.

Once you have access to CME Smart Stream, you will log in through Google Cloud Authentication.

Dedicated connectivity to CME Group is also available via our co-location and global network hubs. Firms can license directly with CME Group, or through an approved third-party service provider.

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