News & Events

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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Dubai Mercantile Exchange welcomes new Clearing Member Marex North America LLC
02 May 2012
The Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME), the leading energy futures exchange in the Middle East, announced today that its Membership Committee has approved the application of Marex North America LLC to…
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Dubai Mercantile Exchange reaches three billion barrels traded since launch in another record trading month
04 Apr 2012
- Total volume traded since 2007: 3,002,709 contracts (three billion barrels equivalent) - New record monthly trading volume: 112,993 contracts - First quarter 2012 average daily volume: 4,832 contracts (an…
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Dubai Mercantile Exchange Announces Chief Executive Transition
07 Mar 2012
Thomas Leaver to depart after six years; search for replacement already underway The Dubai Mercantile Exchange Limited (DME) today announced that Chief Executive Officer Thomas Leaver will depart the exchange…
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