• Reminder of the Amendment to the Single Month Position Limits for Lean Hog Futures and Option Contracts

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      • MSN10-09-17
      • Notice Date
      • 09 October 2017
      • Effective Date
      • 16 October 2017
    • The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC” or “Commission”) notified the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. (“CME” or “Exchange”) that the Commission approved the Exchange’s amendments to the single month positon limits of its Lean Hog Futures and Option Contracts on October 5, 2017.

      As such, please be reminded that effective on trade date Monday, October 16, 2017 and commencing with the December 2017 contract month and beyond, the Exchange will implement an increase in the single month speculative position limit from 4,575 contracts to 6,000 contracts for Lean Hog Futures and Options on Lean Hog Futures (Rule Chapters 152 and 152A, Commodity Code LN).  The spot month limit of 950 contracts remains unchanged. 

      For the full text of this notice, please see link attached below.