23 January 2017 - 16:04,
by ITM Group of Institutions
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Chicago Mercantile Exchange & Chicago Board of Trade (CME Group) is the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, handling 3 billion contracts worth approximately $1 quadrillion annually. Their exchanges – CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX – offer products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate. CME Group also offers OTC products and services. Additionally, CME Group operates CME Clearing, one of the world’s leading central counterparty clearing providers.
On 18 January 2017 – a high powered CME Group team comprising of Mr. Richard Stoker,-International Head of Client Development, Mr. Adrian Ng -Director Global Account Management Asia, and Mr. Rajiv Shah-Manager Client Development visited ITM Kharghar campus. Mr. Mayur Podar- MD Livesquawk Info solutions Mumbai accompanied them.
Dr .Lakshmi Mohan, ITM Kharghar campus head, , Dr .Jyotirmoy Dasgupta(Head Financial Market),Prof.Krupesh Thakkar(Head trading lab),Prof .Sharadkumar jha, Ms.Chaya welcomed them to the campus. They also held discussions on possible collaborative models for imparting globally relevant education in financial markets to Indian students. CME Group officials and Mr. Podar offered help and assistance to ITM in these initiatives.
The visit ended with a tour of the campus and demo session at the Financial Markets Trading Simulation Lab. They were very impressed with the state of the art pedagogical tools available for ITM students.