Sept. 26, 2013
, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced the company was named 'International Exchange of the Year for
' by Futures & Options World (FOW) at the 2
FOW Awards for
2013. The awards ceremony held today in
recognized CME Group's excellence in the launch of products and services for the Asian market in the past year.
"We are honored to receive this award from FOW," said
Julien Le Noble
, Managing Director, Head of
, CME Group. "This recognition not only reflects our client-focused approach in
, but is also an endorsement of the investment we have made in the region and the expansion of our products and services across different asset classes in order to meet the needs of the Asian market. We look forward to continuing to enhance and expand our offerings as more customers around
are accessing our markets to manage their risk."
Now in its second year, the annual FOW Awards for
recognize the best of the Asian derivatives industry, where entries and nominations for the Awards are evaluated by FOW's judging panel.
Last year, CME Group was also named 'International Exchange of the Year for
' by FOW, and this year's win marks the second time the company has won this particular award category, since the inauguration of the awards in 2012.
In 2013, CME Group has also introduced several new products to cater to the needs of the Asian market, including the Indian Rupee and the offshore Renminbi FX futures contracts, the USD Malaysian Crude Palm Oil Calendar Swap, as well as listed the existing iron ore futures contract for trading on CME Globex. CME Group operates five hubs in major financial centres across
and Tokyo. In Asia, CME Group has partnerships with Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad, Dubai Mercantile Exchange, Korea Exchange, National Stock Exchange of
, Osaka Securities Exchange, and Singapore Exchange.
As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (
) is where the world comes to manage risk. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on
. CME Group brings buyers and sellers together through its
electronic trading platform and its trading facilities in
and Chicago. CME Group also operates
, one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, which offers clearing and settlement services across asset classes for exchange-traded contracts and over-the-counter derivatives transactions. These products and services ensure that businesses everywhere can substantially mitigate counterparty credit risk.
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