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

Contract Unit 1,000 barrels
Price Quotation U.S. Dollars and Cents per barrel
Trading Hours CME Globex: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. New York time/ET (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. New York time/ET (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)
Minimum Price Fluctuation $0.001 per barrel
Product Code CME Globex: ADB
CME ClearPort: DB
Clearing: DB
Listed Contracts current year + next 5 years
Settlement Method Financially Settled
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.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 697
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
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