NCBA: Concerns CME Group changes won't fix market volatility

The CME Group has proposed a number of recent changes in an effort to resolve instability seen in cattle markets. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) officials say the moves aren’t addressing the problem areas and more communication is needed between the organizations.

On Wednesday, CME Group announced a change in trading hours, a review of a live cattle market and the creation of a working group with NCBA.


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