CME GroupCME Group Inc., headquartered in Chicago, operates financial derivatives exchanges including the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Chicago Board of Trade, New York Mercantile Exchange, and The Commodity Exchange. It is the world's largest operator of financial derivatives exchanges. Its exchanges are platforms for trading in agricultural products, currencies, energy, interest rates, metals, futures contracts, options, stock indexes, and cryptocurrencies futures. In 2022, CME Group futures and options had an average daily volume of 23.3 million contracts. Trading is conducted in two methods: an open outcry format and the CME Globex Trading System, an electronic trading platform. The company also owns 27% of S&P Dow Jones Indices.
The company pioneered the CME SPAN software that is used as the official performance bond (margin) mechanism of 50 registered exchanges, clearing organizations, service bureaus, and regulatory agencies. Provided by Wikipedia
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