The Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. (CME or Exchange) will launch a new U.S. Dollar/South African Rand (USD/ZAR) futures contract on CME Globex® effective trade date Monday, September 23, 2013.
Although CME has designated the new USD/ZAR futures contract as block-eligible, the Exchange has postponed block-eligibility in this product for technical reasons until trade date Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Effective October 1, market participants will be able to execute block transactions in this new product in minimum block thresholds of 50 futures contracts via CME ClearPort®.
CME and The Board of Trade of the City of Chicago, Inc. (CBOT) will issue a revised CME & CBOT Market Regulation Advisory Notice (RA1311-3) concerning Rule 526 on block trades to reflect the block-eligibility status of the new USD/ZAR futures contract on Tuesday, September 17, 2013.
USD/ZAR futures is listed by and subject to the rules of CME.
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