CME Group's expanding global reach is key factor in growth of market share – Metalbulletin.com

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In the first quarter, CME Group posted record trading volumes with average daily metals trading volumes up by 39% year on year and daily option volumes rising 31% in the same comparison.

The Chicago, United States-headquartered global derivatives marketplace – comprising the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT and the New York Metal Exchange (Nymex) along with its Comex subsidiary – has also retained its dominance in precious metals trade, accounting for 96% of trades in precious metals futures. 

Emphasizing the exchange’s key focus on 24-hour liquidity, CME Group’s suite of gold contracts…