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CME to Reduce Grain Futures Trade Hours
Tue Jan 29, 2013 04:03 PM CST

CHICAGO (Dow Jones) -- CME Group Inc. will cut the number of hours its grain futures are traded in response to industry feedback, the exchange announced Tuesday.

The exchange, which is in the midst of surveying customers on trading hours, said that while the survey isn't complete, it has already received enough responses to reduce hours for grain and soybean futures, pending approval from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The reduction would undo, at least in part, CME's controversial decision in 2012 to expand trading hours.

But the exchange added that given varied opinions on when the markets should trade, ...

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