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CME Reviewing Livestock Trading Hours
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Wed Aug 6, 2014 04:57 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Cash livestock trade isn't what it used to be, and the industry's futures exchange is taking note.

CME Group announced Wednesday it's reviewing livestock trading hours and has created a survey to gather market participants' opinions. The outreach on trading hours comes on the heels of a proposal CME made in July to update its lean hog contracts.

"Livestock customers and industry participants have asked us to review the current electronic trading hours for our CME livestock products to ensure we are providing the most effective risk management and price discovery tools possible," Tim Andriesen, CME's managing ...

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