CME Group declares Q1 2016 dividend of $0.60 per share

International derivatives marketplace CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) on Wednesday announced a dividend of $0.60 per share for the first quarter of 2016.

This dividend is 20% higher than the dividend o $0.50 per share for the fourth quarter of 2015 and for the first quarter of 2015. It will be payable on March 28, 2016, to shareholders of record as of March 10, 2016.

The first month of the new year was very strong for CME, as the company registered a set of records in terms of trading volumes. CME Group registered a record ADV of 18.2 million contracts in January 2016, up 16% from January 2015. Forex average daily volume (ADV) amounted to 970,000 contracts, a result which is 9.7% higher than in December 2015.

You can view the official announcement from CME Group by clicking here.

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