News Release

CME Announces Columbus Day Holiday Hours

Tue Oct 03 2006

CHICAGO, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CME has announced the following trading schedule in conjunction with the Columbus Day holiday (all times are Central time):

  Friday,      CME foreign exchange (FX) and interest rates traded on the
  October 6    Exchange trading floors close early at noon. All other
               products close at their regularly scheduled times.  CME FX
               and interest rate products traded on CME Globex® during
               regular trading hours will close at their regular Friday
               close of 3:15 p.m.  All other products, including NYMEX
               listings, on CME Globex close at their regular times.

  Sunday,      CME Globex Regular Open for a trade date of Monday,
  October 8    October 9, 2006.

  Monday,      CME FX and interest rate products traded on the Exchange
  October 9    trading floors are closed in observance of Columbus Day. All
               other floor products follow their regular trading schedules.

               CME FX and interest rate products traded on CME Globex close
               at their regular Monday through Thursday close time at
               4:00 p.m. All other products trading on CME Globex follow
               their regular trading schedules.

  Tuesday,     Regular trading sessions for CME Globex and Exchange trading
  October      10 floors.

For more details, CME Regular Trading Hours (RTH) and CME Globex holiday schedules can be viewed at http://www.cme.com/trading/res/cch/holiday_calendar3513.html .

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