CME Launches New Data Services

EXCHANGE WATCH

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) is introducing three new data services this summer, as well as a new contract for its data distributors, says Glen Madeja, director, Information Products Management.

The biggest change is the TCP/IP real-time datafeed, which enters beta testing on July 22. It replaces the current feed, which runs on a serial network with 56k lines, Madeja says. "We're seeing such phenomenal growth in our [electronic trading platform] Globex-traded products that we need a