Effective Sunday, April 14, 2013 for trade date Monday, April 15, 2013, and pending all relevant CFTC regulatory review periods, the New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc. (NYMEX or Exchange) will expand its contract month listing rule for the Platinum Option (chapter 360, commodity code PO) and Palladium Option (chapter 119, commodity code: PAO) contracts on the NYMEX trading floor and for submission for clearing through CME ClearPort. These contracts will continue to be listed on CME Globex with an unchanged listing schedule of three (3) consecutive months.
The new listing schedule will be as follows:
Platinum Option: the nearest three consecutive calendar contract months, plus the next three months of the quarterly cycle of January, April, July, and October.
Palladium Option: the nearest three consecutive calendar contract months, plus the next three months of the quarterly cycle of March, June, September, and December.
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