• Trading at Settlement (TAS) and TAS Block Eligibility for Two NYMEX Natural Gas Contracts

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      • SER-6528
      • Notice Date
      • 11 January 2013
      • Effective Date
      • 27 January 2013
    • Effective Sunday, January 27, 2013 for trade date Monday, January 28, 2013, and pending all relevant regulatory review periods, the New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc. (NYMEX or Exchange) will add Henry Hub Natural Gas Look-Alike Last Day Financial futures (HH) to the list of products eligible to trade at settlement pursuant to NYMEX and COMEX Rule 524 (Trading at Settlement (TAS), Trading at Marker (TAM) and Matched Order (MO) Transactions). HH will be eligible to trade at settlement in the trading pit and on CME Globex.
      Additionally, effective at the same time, HH and Henry Hub Natural Gas Last Day Financial futures (NN), which is currently TAS eligible, will be eligible for execution as TAS block trades pursuant to NYMEX Rule 526 (Block Trades). 
      Additional information on these changes is included in today’s release of NYMEX & COMEX Market Regulation Advisory Notices RA1301-4 and RA1301-5, available on the CME Group website.
      Questions regarding this Advisory Notice may be directed to the following individuals
      Research and Product Development
      Bradford Leach                         Bradford.Leach@cmegroup.com                       (212) 299-2609
      Adila Mchich                             Adila.Mchich@cmegroup.com                         (212) 299-2270
      Products and Services
      Todd Schlaht                            Todd.Schlaht@cmegroup.com                           (403) 444-5568