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CME Group Receives Commodity Business Award for Commodity Exchange of the Year

Fri Nov 22 2013

LONDON, Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that it has been honoured with the Commodity Business Award for Commodity Exchange of the Year, 2013.

Companies from throughout the commodity complex were invited to nominate themselves or others in any one of the 20 categories of excellence for this year. The nominations were adjudicated by Commodities Now magazine and numerous market specialists.

The Commodity Exchange of the Year award recognises CME Group's achievements in the last year in the commodity business. It highlights the work CME Group has done around its ferrous metals Virtual Steel Mill suite of contracts, Short-Dated New Crop Options in the grain markets, and the work CME Group has done providing innovative hedging solutions for all its commodities markets, including energy, agriculture and metals.

The award was received on Wednesday at a reception and dinner at The Savoy in London.

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 across asset classes for exchange-traded contracts and over-the-counter derivatives transactions. These products and services ensure that businesses everywhere can substantially mitigate counterparty credit risk.

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