• Product Name Changes: WTS Crude Oil Contracts (Clearing Codes FF and XB)- Effective Sunday, March 31, 2013

      • To
      • Clearing Member Firms, Bookkeeping Software Providers, ISVs
      • From
      • CME Clearing
      • #
      • 13-153
      • Notice Date
      • 27 March 2013
      • Effective Date
      • 31 March 2013
    • Product Name changes
      Effective Sunday, March 31, 2013 for trade date Monday, April 01, 2013 and pending all relevant CFTC regulatory review periods, please be advised that the New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc. (NYMEX or EXCHANGE) will amend the names of the products listed below on CME Globex, Open Outcry and available for submission for clearing on CME ClearPort.
      Additionally, effective with the April 2013 contract month, NYMEX will change the settlement index from WTS crude oil to WTI Midland crude oil.

      Clearing / Globex
      Current Product Name
      New Product Name (as of 04/01/2013)
      FF / AFF
      WTS (Argus) vs. WTI Financial Futures
      WTI Midland vs. WTI Financial Futures
      XB / AXB
      WTS (Argus) Financial Futures
      WTI Midland Financial Futures


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