CME Group has renewed its contract with Dow Jones Indexes, which enables the exchange to continue to exclusively offer futures and options on futures products based on the Dow Jones Industrial Average and other Dow Jones indices.

The DJIA futures contract has been offered at the Chicago Board of Trade, which is now part of CME Group, since Oct. 6, 1997. CME Group was formed by the merger of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board of Trade earlier this year.

“Renewing our commitment with Dow Jones Indexes is another important milestone in our global strategy of offering innovative and liquid benchmark contracts for our domestic and international customers,” said CME Group CEO Craig Donohue. “Our ongoing relationship with Dow Jones allows us to continue to list the most comprehensive array of equity index derivatives products, including small-, mid- and large-cap indices as well as some of the mostly widely used foreign indices.”