As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) enables clients to trade futures, options, cash and OTC markets, optimize portfolios, and analyze data – empowering market participants worldwide to efficiently manage risk and capture opportunities. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural products and metals. The company offers futures and options on futures trading through the CME Globex® platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform. In addition, it operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing. With a range of pre- and post-trade products and services underpinning the entire lifecycle of a trade, CME Group also offers optimization and reconciliation services through TriOptima, and trade processing services through Traiana.
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Case study: avoiding cash drag using equity index futures
Learn how Equity Index futures, from CME Group, can be used to keep a portfolio fully exposed to its benchmark index while allowing cash to remain for operational purposes.
Case Study: Protecting a crude oil derivatives portfolio from event volatility with WTI Crude Oil Weekly options
Read how a trader identified a short-term risk to their portfolio and used Crude Oil Weekly options as a precise low premium hedge.
Case Study: Maintain a mandated asset allocation ratio in a fund through shifting markets
In this case study, a portfolio manager uses options on futures to make asset allocation ratios easier to manage and, at the same time, potentially enhance portfolio returns.
Equity Life Cycle Management
The equity swaps market has an inefficient, labour-intensive, and manual T+N affirmation process – particularly during reset periods. Buy-side and sell-side participants face uncertainty around settlements, with delays identifying and fixing breaks in a timely manner. This video showcases a…
SPAN-2: enhanced margining framework
SPAN has been the industry standard for margining for decades. In recent years, the demands on margin methodologies have increased due to the growth in the diversity and complexity of products and the greater need for portfolio and capital efficiency driven by regulatory change.
Coping with uncleared margin rules – the tricks, traps and tools
This white paper discusses the potential impact of UMR on portfolios, profitability, strategy and resource. If further highlights key decision stages in best-practice UMR planning and compares the evolving strategies of in-scope banks and buy-side firms.
Futures Are Still on a Roll With the Buy-Side
The purpose of this white paper is to learn how portfolio managers and traders perform the cost-benefit analysis when deciding between futures and ETFs for index replication.
Market Response to Recent FOMC Rate Decisions - How Markets Behave Before & After Fed Rates Decisions
This white paper provides a review of how markets behave before and after Fed rate decisions and explores the impact of Fed rate decisions to market pricing.
OTC FX & FX Futures, Linked
This white paper describes the mechanism, with three use cases, for using CME FX Link – the first ever electronic spread between OTC FX and FX Futures.
Liquidity Insights – October 2018 Employment Numbers
This white paper explores the impact of the October U.S. employment data release throughout the E-mini S&P 500 futures session, as traders worked to digest the report and understand portfolio implications.