• This Weekend! CME Globex Mock Trading Sessions for DME and FX Futures

      • To
      • CME Globex Customers
      • From
      • CME Globex Account Management
      • #
      • 20090127
      • Notice Date
      • 27 January 2009
    • FX Futures Enhancements Mock Trading Session on CME Globex

      At customers' requests, to prepare for the upcoming launch of the  FX futures enhancements on Sunday, February 8, CME Group will host a mock trading session this Saturday, January 31, from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. Central time.

      Detailed information on the session is published in the  FX Futures Enhancements Mock Trading Script.

      The FX futures enhancements are currently available for testing in New Release.

      DME Mock Trading Session on CME Globex

      A mock trading session for DME futures and spreads on CME Globex will be held this Saturday, January 31, from 8:00-11:00 a.m. Central time (CT). Detailed information on the session is published in the  DME Mock Trading Script.

      CME Globex product specifications are available  online now. These products will be listed with implied functionality turned on. Complete product specs are available on the  DME web site.

      Trading hours for DME products on CME Globex will match the NYMEX Crude Oil products: Sunday - Friday, 5:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. CT. On the migration weekend only, Sunday, February 1, CME Group will provide an extended pre-open starting at 3:15 p.m. CT, to facilitate customers' order entry. Please note: resting orders on DME DIRECT will not be moved to CME Globex. Customers are responsible for re-entering any DME DIRECT orders onto CME Globex upon product migration.

      DME products are scheduled to launch for trading electronically exclusively on the CME Globex platform effective Sunday, February 1, 2009 (trade date Monday, February 2), subject to final DME board approval of the definitive agreement. The arrangement remains subject to negotiation of definitive documents and obtaining all necessary regulatory approvals.

      The DME Oman Crude Oil and Oman Crude Oil Financial futures and future spreads are currently available for customer testing in New Release environment.