Effective Sunday, May 18, 2014 for trade date Monday, May 19, 2014, and pending all relevant CFTC regulatory review periods, please be advised that the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Inc. (CME or EXCHANGE) will permit block trade reporting via CME ClearPort for E-mini NASDAQ Biotechnology Index futures at a minimum block trade threshold of 50 contracts. Block trade reporting via Front End Clearing (“FEC”) for E-mini NASDAQ Biotechnology Index futures was previously permitted.
Also, on Sunday, May 18, 2014 for trade date Monday, May 19, 2014, block trades will be permitted in E-mini S&P MidCap 400 Stock Price Index futures at a minimum block trade threshold of 50 contracts.
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