CME Group Announces September 11 Memorial Plans

               CME Group Announces September 11 Memorial Plans

PR Newswire

Sept. 10

        CME Group trading floors will observe moments of silence on Wednesday,
WHAT:   September 11, 2013, marking the 12^th anniversary of the terrorist
        attack on the World Trade Center.
        On the NYMEX and COMEX trading floors, open outcry trading will cease
        for one minute on four occasions as follows: 8:46 a.m. and 9:03 a.m.,
        noting the times the airplanes crashed into each tower, and at 9:59
        a.m. and 10:29 a.m., noting the times that each tower collapsed.
        It is requested that all electronic market users participate in these
        moments of silence by refraining from trading NYMEX and COMEX products
        on CME Globex and CME ClearPort concurrently with the memorial
        observation times listed for open outcry as described above.
        On its trading floor in Chicago, CME Group will observe the 12^th
        anniversary of the tragic events of September 11 with moments of
        silence from 7:18 a.m. to 7:19 a.m. (CT) on the financial floor and
        9:28 a.m. to 9:29 a.m. (CT) on the agricultural floor.
WHERE: New York Mercantile Exchange          Chicago Board of Trade
        World Financial Center                141 W. Jackson Blvd.
        One North End Avenue                  4^th Floor
        New York, NY 10282-1101               Chicago, IL 60604

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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.
COMEX is a trademark of Commodity Exchange, Inc. KCBOT, KCBT and Kansas City
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Media Contact                  Investor Contact
Damon Leavell, 212.299.2547   John Peschier, 312.930.8491
Chris Grams, 312.930.3435

/PRNewswire-- Sept. 10, 2013/


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