CHICAGO, July 30 (Reuters) - CME Group Inc, the world’s largest futures market operator, on Thursday reported higher quarterly earnings due to increased trading volume.
Net income attributable to Chicago-based CME Group in the quarter ended June 30 was $265 million, or 78 cents a share, compared to $263.8 million, or 79 cents, a year earlier.
Excluding certain real estate taxes and fees, adjusted net income would have been $320 million and adjusted earnings per share would have been 95 cents. That was up from $257.9 million and 77 cents per share a year earlier.
Analysts had expected earnings of 92 cents a share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Revenue rose to $820 million from $731.6 million. (Reporting by Tom Polansek)