Licensing Market Data

CME Group provides a simple and straightforward process to become a licensed data distributor of our market data. 

We are dedicated to understanding customers' individual needs and working together to find the best solution to connect them to market opportunities. Every facet of our offering is designed to help users extract the maximum value possible, identify trends as they develop, and better navigate the markets.

Real-Time Market Data Fees

CME Group is updating the fee schedule to the market data license agreement.

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New Licensees: Get Started

The CME Group market data team can provide individuals and corporations access to real-time, delayed, and end-of-day data for CME Group markets.

To become a CME Group licensed distributor, you will need to fill out the following forms:

Information License Agreement (ILA)

The new market data agreement, the Information License Agreement (ILA), will be available online as a fully automated licensing interface beginning April 2019. The below guide provides a detailed overview of the ILA process.

For more information contact your regional CME Market Data Team:

The Americas

Choices for Receiving Data

Market Data Platform

Access market data directly from CME Group via our Market Data Platform (MDP), which allows highly-efficient message delivery and is designed for scalability and flexible customer redistribution of market data messages. Choose your preferred market data format and network connection type.

Licensed Distributor

More than 200 distributors are authorized to distribute real-time CME Group market data. Individuals and corporations may obtain access to real-time, delayed, and end of day quotation, trade, and market summary data for CME futures and options markets indirectly through a licensed distributor. In addition, some distributors offer a variety of value-added services such as charting, analytical, and historical data.

Learn more about our best-in-class Data Services Platform.

To access the Data Services Platform, you will need to register with CME Group: Set up a CME Group Login ID

Log in using your CME Group Login ID:

Document Information

Scope of Use (SOU)

The Scope of Use captures detailed information about the services you intend to deploy to consume and/or distribute market data. The Market Data Team consists of account managers, who work with you as a liaison to CME Group to understand your business model and market data needs, as deployed in the Services. Please complete the SOU as thoroughly as possible, the more complete and detailed the information you provide, the better the account managers can serve you.

Important information to review:

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