CME Group and FTSE Russell to Offer Leading Index Derivatives
CME Group and FTSE Russell announced that they have entered into a licensing agreement establishing CME Group as a global partner for futures, options on futures and OTC cleared products on FTSE Russell.
"We are delighted to have signed an agreement with CME Group to develop a range of equity index futures products in the United States, based on FTSE Russell’s key benchmarks,” said FTSE Russell Chief Executive Officer Mark Makepeace. “With more than $10 trillion of assets under management benchmarked to our indexes, this new partnership recognizes our growing position both in the domestic US market and globally. We look forward to working with CME Group to provide investors with access to some of the most actively traded indexes in the world."