Less than a year after expanding the trading day from 17 to 21 hours per day, CME Group, Inc. reduced hours, after approval by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
Beginning April 8, trading hours on the CBOT, KC and MGEX exchanges changed to the following:
- Sunday-Friday: Electronic Open from 7:00 p.m. to 7:45 a.m.
- Closed: 7:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
- Pit and Electronic Open: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.