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CME to include electronic trades in livestock settlement prices

Chicago | Reuters –– CME Group will begin including electronic trades in the calculation of daily settlement prices for its live cattle, feeder cattle and lean hog contracts, the exchange said in a letter to its livestock customers Monday. The change, which is considered a blended settlement, will take effect from Dec. 15, pending a […] Read more


U.S. livestock: Fund buying lifts CME live cattle to new high

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures hit a new high on Monday, sparked by active fund buying that triggered buy stops and short-covering, traders said. October closed up 2.85 cents per pound at 167.9 cents after earlier posting a new contract high of 167.925 cents in electronic trading (all figures US$). […] Read more