FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Wed Jul 16, 2014 11:17 AM CDT

(Dow Jones) -- CME Group Inc. plans to review trading hours for its benchmark livestock futures contracts, a spokesman said Wednesday.

CME has contacted some customers of its futures markets to discuss potential changes to the current trading session, after some have cited high volatility in the market and, at-times, sporadic trading activity.

"Livestock customers and industry participants have asked us to review existing livestock trading hours to ensure we are providing the most effective risk-management and price-discovery tools possible and that they continue to reflect the changing needs of our customers and the market," said Chris Grams, spokesman for ...

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