Black Sea Wheat & Corn Options Launch July 16

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CME Group will launch options on Black Sea Wheat FOB (Platts) and Black Sea Corn FOB (Platts) futures on July 16, 2018, pending all relevant regulatory review periods.

The introduction of these options contracts follows the successful launch of financially settled Black Sea Wheat and Black Sea Corn futures contracts, which have traded more than 40,000 contracts since launch with a combined open interest of over 20,000 contracts.

These new options contracts will complement CME Group’s existing suite of global wheat and corn benchmarks, including Black Sea FOB Wheat, Black Sea FOB Corn, Australian FOB Wheat, Soft Red Winter Wheat, Hard Red Winter Wheat and No2 Yellow Corn contracts.

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Data as of June 25, 2018