What is Globex?

Information technology is used to bring together buyers and sellers through an electronic trading platform and network to create virtual market places. Approximately 90 percent of total volume at the exchange occurs electronically on Globex. CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. For retail investors, financial services on the web offer great benefits. CME also pioneered the CME SPAN software that is used around the world as the official performance bond margin mechanism of 50 registered exchanges, clearing organizations, service bureaus, and regulatory agencies throughout the world.

CME Globex is the premier electronic trading system providing global connectivity to the broadest array of futures and options across all asset classes. CME Group technology facilitates electronic trading, providing users across the globe with virtually hour access to global markets.

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In the mid ’s the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (now the CMEGroup) introduced an electronic trading platform called the Globex trading system. The popularity of electronic trading did not really catch on until the mid ’s with the introduction of the E-mini Stock Index Futures contracts. GLOBEX is Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s global electronic trading system. The system offers computerized order entry and trade matching on a wide range of futures and options products, virtually 24 hours a day, to people around the world. Access CME Group futures, options and block markets all on one screen with CME Direct, a fast, secure and highly-configurable trading front-end. Access to both CME Globex and CME ClearPort with a .