News Release

NYMEX Announces Updated Fee Schedule for NYMEX and COMEX Futures and Options Contracts

Wed Jul 11 2007

NEW YORK, July 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NYMEX Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: NMX), the parent company of the New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc. (NYMEX), today announced an updated fee schedule containing increased rates for NYMEX member and non-member fees on the trading floor and COMEX member fees on the trading floor and the CME Globex® electronic trading platform, beginning on August 1.

NYMEX fees per side for open outcry trading will be $0.35 for member day trades, $0.60 for member overnight trade and $1.45 for non-members. Cross division trading fees will be $0.90 for members. Fees for exchange of futures for physicals, exchange of futures for swaps and exchange of options for options will be $0.60 for members and $1.45 for non-members.

COMEX fees for open outcry trading will be $0.25 for member and licensee day trades; $0.50 for member and licensee overnight trades; $0.80 for cross division trades; and $1.35 for non-member trades. For exchange of futures for physicals, exchange of futures for swaps and exchange of options for options fees will be $0.85 for members and $1.35 for non-members.

COMEX fees for trading on CME Globex will be $0.35 for member day trades; $0.60 for member overnight trades; $0.90 for cross division trades; and $1.45 for non-member trades.

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SOURCE: NYMEX Holdings, Inc.

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