CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, handling 3 billion contracts worth approximately $1 quadrillion annually (on average). The company provides a marketplace for buyers and sellers, bringing together individuals, companies and institutions that need to manage risk or that want to profit by accepting risk.
CME Group has sponsored Saracens Rugby Club since February 2014 and has just renewed their partnership with the Club for another three seasons. Both companies are forward-thinking, innovative organisations that constantly strive to be the best in their field. CME Group and Saracens align in their development of their global network strategy and CME Group is proud to be associated with Saracens and their core values: discipline, honesty, work ethic and humility.
Our exchanges - CME, CBOT, NYMEX, COMEX and CME Europe - offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate. As part of our commitment to providing innovative risk management solutions to the marketplace, CME Group also offers a growing slate of cleared OTC products and services.
Through our CME Globex electronic trading platform, users worldwide are able to access the broadest array of the most liquid financial derivatives markets available anywhere. Additionally, CME Group operates CME Clearing and CME Clearing Europe, the world's leading U.S. and European-based central counterparty clearing providers. By serving as the counterparty to every trade that happens in our markets, we protect the integrity of our markets, virtually eliminating third-party credit risk.
For the global economy, this unparalleled access translates into opportunity.
To find out more about CME Group please visit our website http://www.cmegroup.com/
Learn about the role of the futures markets in everyday life and the fundamentals of the derivatives markets at http://futuresfundamentals.cmegroup.com/