• NYMEX to De-List Aluminum Back-Month Futures and Options Contract -- Effective Friday, July 18, 2008

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      • Quote Vendores
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      • Q2008-139
      • Notice Date
      • 17 July 2008
      • Effective Date
      • 18 July 2008
    • NYMEX issued the following announcement on Tuesday, July 15, 2008:





      Notice No. 08-370

      July 15, 2008


      TO:                   ALL NYMEX MEMBERS AND MEMBER FIRMS

                               ALL NYMEX CLEARING FIRMS

                               ALL NYMEX OPERATIONS MANAGERS

      FROM:            James Newsome, President and CEO


      SUBJECT:         De-Listing of the Aluminum Back-Month Futures and Options Contracts



      The New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc. will de-list the back months in the Aluminum Futures and Options Contracts.  The effective date for the de-listing is Friday, July 18, 2008.  The available months for trading for the Aluminum Futures Contract will be reduced from spot plus twenty four consecutive contract months to spot plus three consecutive contract months.  In addition, the trading months for the Aluminum Options Contract will only be available for the months in which the underlying futures contract is listed. 


      Should you have any questions or require any further information, please contact James Zeng at 212-299-2612 or Joann Arena at 212-299-2356.