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DEFINITION of 'Globex'

An electronic trading platform used for derivative, futures, and commodity contracts. Globex runs continuously, so it is not restricted by borders or time zones.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Globex'

Globex was introduced in 1992 by Reuters. The popularity of this platform has declined as exchanges such as the CBOT have moved towards different vehicles for matching and executing trades.

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