CME Announces Series Of Measures To Boost Lagging Currency Volumes

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The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) plans a number of initiatives aimed at bolstering support for its currency contracts. Among these, the Merc is filing to introduce several new currencies, as well as implement a series of enhancements designed to speed order execution.

In keeping with its push to extend its emerging market coverage, the exchange's board of directors announced plans to file with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) for approval to launch futures and options on