CME Group Inc. (Chicago Mercantile Exchange & Chicago Board of Trade) is an American financial market company operating options and futures exchange. The Group owns and operates large derivatives and futures exchanges in Chicago, New York City, and exchange facilities in London, using online trading platforms.It also owns the Dow Jones stock and financial indexes, and CME Clearing Services, which provides settlement and clearing of exchange trades. The exchange-traded derivative contracts include futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, rare and precious metals, weather, and real estate.

Company Growth (employees)
Chicago, US
Size (employees)
2,700 (est)
CME Group was founded in 1848 and is headquartered in Chicago, US

CME Group Office Locations

CME Group has offices in Chicago, Washington, Belfast, London and in 8 other locations
Chicago, US (HQ)
20 S Wacker Dr
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CME Group Data and Metrics

CME Group Financial Metrics

CME Group's revenue was reported to be $3.6 b in FY, 2016 which is a 8% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

3.6 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

1.5 b

Market capitalization (15-Aug-2017)

42.8 b

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

1.7 b
CME Group's current market capitalization is $42.8 b.
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3.3 b2.9 b2.9 b3.1 b3.3 b3.6 b

Revenue growth, %



1.6 b1.7 b1.9 b

EBIT margin, %


Net Income

978.1 m1.1 b1.2 b1.5 b
USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015


855.2 m1 b1.6 b2.5 b1.4 b1.7 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

865 m(1.1 b)326.5 m
USDY, 2016


1.4 m

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CME Group News and Updates

The Fed leaves rates unchanged and says slow US growth will be temporary

The Federal Reserve has voted not to raise its key interest rate today, following hikes in December and March. The Federal Open Market Committee said it was maintaining the target range for the federal funds rate at 0.75 to one per cent.  The US central bank said it felt the recent slowdown in…

Federal Reserve set to hold rates as key measure of inflation softens

The Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady when it meets on Wednesday after a key measure of inflation showed price increases moderating during March. The personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index dipped to an annual rate of 1.8 per cent in March, according to the US …

US exchange group to close London derivatives and clearing businesses

US exchange operator CME Group is to close its London-based derivatives exchange and clearing house. The group has announced plans to shutter the loss-making CME Europe and CME Clearing Europe by the end of 2017. The derivatives exchange was launched in 2014 and the clearing business in 2011. …

US inflation stays steady just below Federal Reserve target

The Federal Reserve’s key measure of inflation stayed steady below the two per cent target in February, despite the US central bank’s latest interest rate hike. The core personal consumption expenditure index increased by 1.8 per cent over the year to March, according to the US Bureau of Economic…

Sterling falls against the dollar ahead of Article 50

Sterling dipped against the US dollar on Wednesday morning as a Federal Reserve official highlighted the probable policy divergence between America and the UK ahead of the historic trigger of Article 50. The pound fell briefly below $1.24 against the dollar, while the trade-weighted dollar index …

Investors focus on US growth as emerging markets feel Fed rate hike pain

Investors pulled money out of emerging markets and high-yielding bond funds at the fastest rate this year, positioning instead for bigger returns from US assets as the Fed continued on the path to normal monetary policy. High-yield bond funds, which target junk bonds from riskier but higher-rewar…
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