CHICAGO, March 6- Robert Ray, chief executive officer of CME Group Inc's planned European exchange, has died at age 60, the futures market-operator said on Thursday. Ray previously was responsible for CME's business and sales strategy in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and Latin America, according to a biography on the company's website.» Read More
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