News Release

CME Group Launches New Thought-Provoking Online Magazine

Mon Mar 12 2012

CHICAGO, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced the launch of the company's new online magazine Open Markets.  The comprehensive new site publishes a variety of content including magazine-style feature stories, blog posts, videos, photos and news articles.  It combines in-depth information that characterized the company's former print publication, CME Group Magazine, with the global perspective of the company's thought leadership site and blog. 

"Global markets are changing quickly, and they are more complex than ever," says Anita Liskey, CME Group Managing Director, Corporate Marketing and Communications.  "The new online format of Open Markets will enable us to deliver quality content in a more immediate and environmentally conscious way, while providing readers a forum for real-time conversation about the dynamic issues and ideas shaping the financial services industry today."

Content featured on the new website includes:

  • Feature on the growing importance of China's currency, the renminbi, including video interview with Cheng Siwei, former vice-chairman of the Chinese National People's Conference
  • Discussion with Arianna Huffington, founder of Huffington Post, and Biz Stone, founder of Twitter, on the changing information landscape
  • Video interview with Harvard economic historian and author Niall Ferguson on implications of financial crisis
  • Outlook for the U.S. economy from Blu Putnam, CME Group chief economist
  • Focus on how farmers are using social media to connect with markets

Visit to view the new website.

As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group ( is where the world comes to manage risk.  CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate.  CME Group brings buyers and sellers together through its CME Globex® electronic trading platform and its trading facilities in New York and Chicago.  CME Group also operates CME Clearing, one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, which offers clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for over-the-counter derivatives transactions through CME ClearPort®.  These products and services ensure that businesses everywhere can substantially mitigate counterparty credit risk in both listed and over-the-counter derivatives markets.    

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