• January 2018 BRL/USD Futures and Options Contracts Terminate Trading Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 9:15 AM CT

      • To
      • Members, Member Firms and Market Users
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      • SER-8059
      • Notice Date
      • 13 December 2017
      • Effective Date
      • 28 December 2017
    • The January 2018 BRL/USD futures and options termination of trading day is Thursday, December 28, 2017 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 28, 2017, will be the same rate as determined and published on Friday, December 29, 2017. 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

      Please click here for PDF of SER-8059.