Virtu Financial and BlueCrest have started trading Eris swap futures ahead of the exchange’s migration to CME Group later this year.
CME Group saw a record 22.2 million contracts per day on average globally in the first quarter this year.
NEX Group confirms rumours that it received a preliminary approach from CME Group regarding an acquisition.
Group said it will focus on FX and interest rate clearing.
CME announced it will launch futures and interest rate swaps based on the Treasury repo financing rate, an alternative reference rate for pricing securities and loans in the US.
Swaps products will see CME expand its offering to 21 currencies.
CME Europe failed to win volumes, with traders preferring to access liquidity at its US exchanges instead.
BSO has entered into an agreement with CME Group to offer market, hosting and colocation services to CME Group customers.
Integration aims to simplify trade transaction reporting under EMIR, MiFID and MiFID II.
The Merc will close CME Europe and CME Clearing Europe by years end.