CME Group Market Data in the Cloud

Access real-time or delayed data via Google Cloud Platform.

CME Group understands that market participants rely on having the right data to respond instantly to global events, to manage trading strategies or to mitigate risk. Google Cloud offers an hourly fee model for cloud-computing usage, and it facilitates the use of real-time and delayed market data in the cloud—all at scale, securely and easily.

Key benefits

Greater access

Increased global access to CME Group market data, via 37 computing locations, with quicker onboarding and improved authentication.

Decreasing data access costs

On-demand, pay as you go model – no long-term commitments needed, which can help lower your data and operational costs.

More efficient

No need to manage infrastructure. CME Group Market Data is provided using an environment with cost-effective, on-demand computing resources.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

Real-time & Delayed Binary Data

CME Group supports Real-time and Delayed Binary Data (10 minutes) on GCP, allowing customers to use CME Group data under standard licensing terms. This cloud-based delivery mechanism provides customers with low-cost, flexible, and reliable data access.

  • Take advantage of a flexible pay-as-you-go model for market data consumption
  • Reduce infrastructure overhead with flexible scaling of compute and storage at a low cost
  • Provide delayed data for teams that don’t need real-time data while complying with CME Group's delayed data timing requirements

Real-time JSON futures and options

CME Group supports real-time JSON-formatted futures and options data on GCP, including data on top of book, top two book levels, time and sales trade information, statistics, and block trades. This provides an easy, low-cost, scalable format to drive customer workflows. Get direct access to the data without going through an intermediary service provider, enabling cost-savings.

  • 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

Google Analytics Hub

Efficiently query and share data between teams in real-time, reliably, and at a fraction of the cost. Historical market depth data offers access to the complete history of futures and options data dating back to 2014, enhancing research, trading, and risk management capabilities at scale. Includes order book, statistics, and quotes across equity index, foreign exchange, interest rates, crypto, energy, metals and agriculture.

  • Ability to run SQL queries on database and receive returns in seconds
  • Consume historical data in a streamlined cloud workflow (BigQuery ML, DataFlow, VertexAI, Google Sheets, Data Studio,)
  • No need to download data from cloud-to-cloud or cloud-to-on prem
  • Derive common datasets: settlements, volume traded, top of book, time and sales and high/low limit price

Case studies

Customer stories


Automatic onboarding is available for data 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 Group Market Data in the Cloud, 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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CME Group is the world’s leading derivatives marketplace. The company is comprised of four Designated Contract Markets (DCMs). 
Further information on each exchange's rules and product listings can be found by clicking on the links to CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX.

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