CME Direct

One-Stop Trading: Futures, Options and Blocks for Institutional Traders

Access CME Group futures, options and block markets all on one screen with CME Direct, a fast, secure and highly-configurable trading front-end. Access to both CME Globex and CME ClearPort with a single interface. Benefit from the deep liquidity and transparency of CME Group markets and uncover new trading opportunities.

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Europe: +44 20 7623 4747
Asia: +65 6532 5010

CME Direct is a cost-efficient, one-stop trading solution for futures, options, and block trades across all six major asset classes, utilized by both institutional traders and brokers. In this video, view some of the features and benefits of CME Direct, including the platform’s analytics and real-time market data tools.

Access the world’s most liquid natural gas market via CME Direct

Learn how to access Henry Hub Natural Gas futures and options liquidity using CME Direct. View the downloadable guide.

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Download CME Direct

Download the CME Direct desktop application and start trading today.

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Tap into a complete suite of solutions across the trading lifecycle:

Build Strategies

The click-optimized Strategy Builder executes covered, multi-leg strategies and RFQs in CME Globex.

Options Analytics

Access the fully integrated QuikStrike Options Analytics tool to view current and historical volatility.

Integrated Workflow

Easily move strategies from the Trading Grid, Strategy Builder and Chat windows throughout CME Direct for RFQs and CME ClearPort deal entry.

Real-time Excel

Real-time integration with Excel that enables prices to instantly populate cells.

Directed Request for Quote (DRFQ)

Directed Request for Quote (DRFQ) in CME Direct revolutionizes the process for privately negotiated transactions, providing technology to optimize block trading in Exchange eligible futures, options, and strategies.

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Connecting the Marketplace

CME Direct augments CME Group’s existing, open access model by providing an easy, inexpensive way to view and trade all CME Group products via a single exchange-sponsored system.

Trade and manage your risk on the go with CME Direct Mobile, a full-feature trading system that provides seamless connectivity between CME Direct and your mobile device.

For more information regarding CME Direct market data fees, please review the below FAQ documents.

CME Direct Registration FAQ

Market Data Billing FAQ

Monthly Fees
Real-Time $119.80 $119.80 $119.80 $119.80

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