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Cocoa Futures Contract Specs

Product Symbol CJ
Venue CME Globex, CME ClearPort
Hours
(All Times are New York Time/ET)
CME Globex: Sunday – Friday 6:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. (5:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) with a 45-minute break each day beginning at 5:15 p.m. (4:15 p.m. CT)
CME ClearPort: Sunday – Friday 6:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. (5:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) with a 45-minute break each day beginning at 5:15 p.m. (4:15 p.m. CT)
Contract Size 10 metric tons
Price Quotation U.S. Dollars and Cents per ton
Minimum Fluctuation $1.00 per ton
Termination of Trading Trading terminates on the day immediately preceding the first notice day of the corresponding trading month of Cocoa futures at ICE Futures U.S.
Listed Contracts Trading is conducted in the March, May, July, September, and December cycle for the next 23 months.
Settlement Type Financial
Settlement Procedure Daily NYMEX Softs Settlement Procedure (PDF)
Final NYMEX Cocoa Futures Settlement Procedure (PDF)
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Rulebook Chapter 930
Exchange Rule These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX.