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Brent Crude Oil vs. Dubai Crude Oil (Platts) Futures Contract Specs

Product Symbol CME Globex: ADB
CME ClearPort: DB
Open Outcry: DB
Venue CME Globex, CME ClearPort, Open Outcry (New York)
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) Trade is Flow per day.
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)
Open Outcry Monday – Friday 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (8:00 AM to 1:30 PM CT)
Contract Unit 1,000 barrels
Price Quotation U.S. Dollars and Cents per barrel
Minimum Fluctuation $0.001 per barrel
Floating Price (A)The Floating Price for each contract month is the arithmetic average of the Brent Crude Oil (ICE) Futures first nearby contract settlement price minus the mid-point between the high and low quotations from Platts Crude Oil Marketwire for the Dubai front month price for each business day during the contract month (using Non-common pricing), except as noted in (B) below.

(B) The settlement price of the first nearby contract month will be used except on the last day of trading for the expiring Brent Crude Oil Futures contract when the settlement price of the second nearby Brent Futures contract will be used.
Termination of Trading Trading shall cease on the last London and Singapore business day of the contract month.
Listed Contracts current year + next 5 years
Settlement Type Financial
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Rulebook Chapter 697
Exchange Rule These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX.