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Micro E-mini Futures Surpass 1 Million Contracts Traded

Wed May 08 2019

CHICAGO, May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that Micro E-mini equity index futures volume has surpassed 1 million contracts in less than three full days of trading. This total cumulative volume represents trading across all four indexes – S&P 500, Nasdaq-100, Russell 2000 and Dow Jones Industrial Average – making Micro E-mini futures the most successful product launch ever at CME Group.

Micro E-mini equity index futures are one-tenth the size of CME Group's existing E-mini equity index futures, and offer traders of all sizes a simple, flexible way to access the equity index futures markets.

Micro E-mini equity index futures are listed by and subject to the rules of CME and CBOT. For more information, please visit cmegroup.com/microeminis.

As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) enables clients to trade futures, options, cash and OTC markets, optimize portfolios, and analyze data – empowering market participants worldwide to efficiently manage risk and capture opportunities. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest ratesequity indexesforeign exchangeenergyagricultural products and metals.  The company offers futures and options on futures trading through the CME Globex® platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform.  In addition, it operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing.  With a range of pre- and post-trade products and services underpinning the entire lifecycle of a trade, CME Group also offers optimization and reconciliation services through TriOptima, and trade processing services through Traiana.

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