• Update: CME Direct version 10.1

      • To
      • CME Direct Customers
      • #
      • 20150514
      • Notice Date
      • 14 May 2015
      • Effective Date
      • 17 May 2015
    • Effective Sunday, May 17 (trade date Monday, May 18), CME Direct version 10.1 will be implemented. This upgrade will require users to open the application from their Start menu > CME Group folder. Launching CME Direct from a desktop icon will not properly load the new version.

      To enhance system security:

      • As of this release, users MUST be running on Microsoft .NET 4.5 or higher. Upgrades can be downloaded online.
      • Users must login using a SMART Click user ID.

      For questions about either of these requirements, please contact your dedicated CME Direct Sales representative or email CMEDirectSales@cmegroup.com.

      New features include:

      • Strategy Builder improvements to simplify the creation of User-Defined Strategies (UDS)
        • Construct UDS in a streamlined window with customizable features.
        • Find products easily, create a UDS across products and launch an order ticket directly from the Strategy Builder.
      • Robust new Interest Rate products and capabilities
        • Trade Packs & Bundles, as well as Mid-Curve and Weekly options.
        • Submit Eurodollar pack & bundle Block prices based on previous settlement for faster entry.
      •  Grid enhancements based on customer feedback
        • Add contracts directly into grids quickly by typing contract code.
        • Enable countdown timers to show your time remaining to enter Block Trades.
        • Change grid layouts faster using drag-and-drop.
      • New order entry features for improved user experience
        • View better implied volatility displays on the order ticket. 
        • Set price validation limits in ticks away from the market.
      • Visual enhancements
        • Display prices in fractional or decimal format.
        • View contract tick configurations on Instrument Details.
      • Excel add-in
        • New functions to retrieve RFQs, Block Trades, and Cross Trades in real-time.

      See the CME Direct Enhancements Guide for new functionality details.

      If you have any questions, please contact the CME Group Global Command Center in the US at +1 800 438 8616, in Europe at +44 20 7623 4747 or in Asia at +65 6532 5010.