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03.05.13

CME Group Announces Reduced Grain and Oilseed Trading Hours

CME will reduce both floor and CME Globex electronic trading hours in CBOT
grain and oilseed, and KCBT products. Pending CFTC review, the new trading
hours will be effective as of trade date Monday, April 8, 2013.

Trading hours for CBOT Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Soybean Meal, Soybean Oil,
Rough Rice, Oats, and KCBT Wheat futures and options, plus all related CBOT
and KCBT calendar spread and inter-commodity spread options, will be amended
as follows:

- Sunday to Friday: CME Globex trading from 7:00 p.m. to 7:45 a.m. CT
- Monday to Friday: Break in CME Globex trading from 7:45 a.m. to 8:30
a.m. CT
- Monday to Friday: Floor and CME Globex trading from 8:30 a.m. to
1:15 p.m. CT

Daily settlements for both CME Globex and floor trading of these products
will be based on market activity at or around 1:15 p.m. CT each day.
Mini-sized futures (CBOT Corn, Soybeans and Wheat) will trade on CME Globex
and on the floor until 1:45 p.m. CT.

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