News Release

CME Announces Labor Day Holiday Hours

Mon Aug 28 2006

CHICAGO, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- CME has announced the following trading schedule in conjunction with the Labor Day holiday (all times are Central time):

  September 1       Commodity futures, foreign exchange (FX), interest rate,
                    housing options, GSCI® and weather option products
                    traded on Exchange trading floors close at 12:00 noon
                    (commodity options close at 12:02 p.m.).  Equity index
                    products traded on the trading floor close at their
                    regularly scheduled time of 3:15 p.m.

                    Equity index, interest rate and FX products traded on
                    CME® Globex® during regular trading hours will close
                    at 3:15 p.m.  Commodities, weather, GSCI®, fertilizer
                    and ethanol traded on CME Globex will close at 12:00

                    Products closing at their regular times on CME Globex
                    are equity index (3:15 p.m.), CPI (2:00 p.m.), Eurozone
                    HICP (10:00 a.m.), TRAKRS® (3:00 p.m.), ETFs (3:15
                    p.m.), housing (2:00 p.m.) and NYMEX energy (4:15 p.m.).

  September 3       CME Globex Regular Open excluding commodities, weather,
                    GSCI, ethanol, TRAKRS and ETFs for a trade date of
                    Tuesday, September 5, 2006.

  September 4       Exchange trading floors closed in observance of Labor
                    Day.  CME Globex trading continues uninterrupted, except
                    for equity index products, which observe a 10:30 a.m. to
                    5:00 p.m. trading break, and interest rate and FX
                    products, which observe a 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.
                    trading break.  NYMEX energy will observe a 12:30 p.m.
                    to 5:00 p.m. trading break.  CME Globex-traded
                    commodities, weather, GSCI, ethanol, TRAKRS and ETFs do
                    not open for trading.

  September 5       Regular trading sessions for CME Globex and Exchange
                    trading floors.

For more details, CME Regular Trading Hours (RTH) and CME Globex holiday schedules can be viewed at .



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