News & Events

40% growth in settlement window volumes on DME in 2012
10 Jan 2013
DME announced today that average daily volumes ("ADV") in the settlement window on the Exchange grew by 40% in 2012 reaching 1407 compared with 1003 in 2011. November saw record…
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DME named
12 Dec 2012
DME (Dubai Mercantile Exchange) has been named the "Exchange of the Year" for Australasia and Middle East & Africa by leading industry publication FOW. DME beat off stiff competition from…
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Dubai Mercantile Exchange announces India's largest oil refiner as newest member
05 Sep 2012
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), India’s largest private sector enterprise, has today become the newest Member of the Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME). Reliance Industries is DME’s 26th Off Floor Member, and…
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Dubai Mercantile Exchange Celebrates Five Years of Consistent Growth in Trading Volumes
14 Aug 2012
Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME) is this month celebrating its fifth anniversary. Since its launch in June 2007, DME has established itself as the premier international energy futures and commodities exchange…
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DME announces planned change to clearer of record from NYMEX to CME Clearing
03 Aug 2012
Following US regulatory changes based on new Dodd-Frank rules, the clearing house of record for the DME will officially change from NYMEX to CME Clearing. This change will not affect…
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Dubai Mercantile Exchange Appoints CEO
21 Jun 2012
DME (Dubai Mercantile Exchange) the Middle East’s leading energy futures exchange and home to the emerging benchmark for crude oil pricing for the East of Suez markets, has today announced…
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Dubai Mercantile Exchange appoints CME Group's Owain Johnson as its Chief of Products and Services
07 Jun 2012
The Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME), the leading energy futures exchange in the Middle East, today announced the addition of Owain Johnson as the Chief of Products and Services to the…
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Volumes soar on DME as new players enter market
08 May 2012
- New record monthly trading volume: 123,162 contracts (a 9% increase over the previous month’s record volume and 15% more than the record set in February 2012) - Daily trading…
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