CME acquires CMA

The derivatives exchange firm Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group (CME) has acquired Credit Market Analysis (CMA), a provider of credit derivates market data. The move will provide CME with greater exposure to the rapidly growing $46 trillion in notional outstanding credit derivatives market. CME Group executive and chairman, Terry Duffy, says that “adding CMA’s data products to its services will create a higher level of market efficiencies and transparencies”. Similarly, this will “leverage s