CME Group announces measures to further enhance livestock markets

Trading hours being reduced to align with period of greatest liquidity in markets.

CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, announced Feb. 10 that it will take a number of steps designed to further enhance its livestock markets.  

Based on customer requests, CME said effective Feb. 29, livestock futures and options trading hours are being reduced to align with the period of greatest liquidity in these markets. During 2015, roughly 87% of daily livestock futures and options trades occurred during the proposed hours.

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