CME to close New York trading floor at year-end

Company to make space available for floor traders to transition to electronic venue.

As the open-outcry options volume on CME Group's New York trading floor now represents just 0.3% of the company's overall energy and metals trading volumes, CME announced April 13 that it is closing its New York trading floor at year-end, subject to Commodity Futures Trading Commission review.

CME said all options products listed with and subject to the rules and regulations of the New York Mercantile Exchange and COMEX will be available for trading on CME Globex and for submission

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