• January 2017 BRL/USD Futures and Options Contracts Terminate Trading Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 9:15 AM CT

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      • Members, Member Firms and Market Users
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      • SER-7821
      • Notice Date
      • 12 December 2016
      • Effective Date
      • 12 December 2016
    • The January 2017 BRL/USD futures and options termination of trading day is Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 9:15 a.m. Central Time/CT. The Central Bank of Brazil (Banco Central do Brasil) has confirmed that the end-of month spot “PTAX Rate” that it will publish on Thursday, December 29, 2016, will be the same rate as determined and published on Friday, December 30, 2016. Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Inc. (“CME” or “Exchange”) utilizes the reciprocal of the end-of-month “PTAX Rate” to cash settle expiring BRL/USD futures and options contracts.

      Please direct questions regarding this notice to:

      Asia

      Ravi Pandit                 +65 6593 5562              Ravi.Pandit@cmegroup.com

      Europe

      Will Patrick                 +44 20 3379 3721          Will.Patrick@cmegroup.com

      U.S.

      Craig LeVeille              +1 312 454 5301           Craig.LeVeille@cmegroup.com

      Simon Burnham          +1 312 930 3426           Simon.Burnham@cmegroup.com

      Kevin McMillin            +1 312 930 8264            Kevin.McMillin@cmegroup.com