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CME Group to Launch STR Options in Q1 2024

PRNewswire 20-Nov-2023 4:00 AM

CHICAGO, Nov. 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading derivatives marketplace, today announced that it will launch options on €STR futures, beginning in Q1 2024.

"With consistently strong volumes, open interest in our €STR futures has continued growing exponentially during 2023, now up to 29,000 contracts, with over 80% of market participants choosing CME Group as their home for European Short Term Rate futures trading," said Mark Rogerson, EMEA Head of Interest Rate Products, CME Group. "Adding options to our growing €STR futures contracts will provide clients with the first holistic €STR derivatives solution that allows them to navigate continued economic uncertainty and more accurately manage their risk in European interest rate markets."

In November, CME Group €STR futures reached an average daily volume (ADV) of 17,000 contracts – with a single-day record of 39,836 contracts traded on November 10.

€STR options will be listed by and subject to the rules of CME. For more information on €STR futures from CME Group, please visit our product page here.

About CME Group

As the world's leading derivatives marketplace, CME Group ( enables clients to trade futures, options, cash and OTC markets, optimize portfolios, and analyze data – empowering market participants worldwide to efficiently manage risk and capture opportunities. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest ratesequity indexesforeign exchangeenergyagricultural products and metals.  The company offers futures and options on futures trading through the CME Globex® platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform.  In addition, it operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing. 

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