CME Group to Reopen U.S. Equity Index Complex Tonight, Resume Normal Trading Hours

 CME Group to Reopen U.S. Equity Index Complex Tonight, Resume Normal Trading

New York trading floor to reopen contingent upon lifting of New York City Zone
A evacuation order

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2012

CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --CME Group, the world's leading and most
diverse derivatives marketplace, issued the following notice.

CME Group will reopen its U.S. equity index futures and options on futures
markets today at 5:00 p.m. CT and resume normal trading hours on the trading
floor and CME Globex venues tomorrow. CME Group's interest rate complex
reopened for electronic trading on Monday evening, October 29, and has since
resumed trading on the floor and electronically, observing regular trading
hours. With the reopen of our equity complex, all CME Group electronic markets
will be open during normal trading hours this evening and tomorrow, Wednesday,
October 31, 2012.

In addition, we will open the New York trading floor contingent upon New York
City lifting the evacuation order for Zone A, which includes CME Group's NYMEX
World Headquarters and the New York trading floor. All New York floor-traded
products remain available on CME ClearPort as well as CME Globex during their
regular market hours.

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

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of the City of Chicago, Inc. NYMEX, New York Mercantile Exchange and
ClearPort are registered trademarks of New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc.
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