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U.S. Grain Organizations Commend CME Group for Changing Electronic Trading Hours

WASHINGTON — The nation’s two leading grain organizations today (May 17) commended the CME Group for amending its plan to expand its Globex electronic trading hours in response to industry concerns that sufficient time be provided during normal business hours to reconcile trading accounts and perform other required administrative functions that occur following the daily […]

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NGFA, NAEGA URGE CFTC to Solicit Public Comments on Issues Raised By Plan To Expand Electronic Future Trading Hours

The NGFA and North American Export Grain Association (NAEGA) on May 10 urged the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to institute a 30-day public comment period to provide time to assess issues related to announced plans by the InterContinental Exchange (ICE) and CME Group to launch expanded electronic trading hours this month for grain and […]

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