CQG today announced the addition of the Chicago Futures Exchange (CFE) to its growing list of direct trading connections.
CQG has connected its hosted trading gateways to CFE, giving customers the ability to trade exchange contracts including the CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index, CBOE S&P 500 12-Month Variance, CBOE S&P 500 3-Month Variance, CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), and CBOE DJIA Volatility Index (VXD).
"Based on demand and current volume of the VIX contract, the connection to the Chicago Futures Exchange is a significant addition for our customers," said Mike Glista, CQG's Director of Order Routing. "With our high-performance, low-latency ASP solution, we will continue to expand the number of accessible markets for our traders."
Separately, CQG the premier charting, analytics, and trade routing platform for global electronically-traded futures markets, today announced the addition of the European Energy Exchange (EEX) to its growing list of direct trading connections.
CQG has connected its hosted trading gateways to EEX, giving customers the ability to trade the Second Period European Carbon contract. A full listing of commodities available for trading is listed on cqg.com.
"This is a step in our continued commitment to provide a complete trading solution to our growing energy and emissions customer base," said Shaun Downey, CQG's Senior Technical Analyst.
The European Energy Exchange is the latest exchange on an impressive list available for order routing with CQG. Customers already have access to Globex, eCBOT, Eurex, Montreal, Euronext, NYBOT, ICE, DME, NYMEX/COMEX, SFE, and CFE. The company will continue to add order routing connectivity to more exchanges in 2008.