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Canadian Heavy Crude Oil Index (Net Energy) 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)
Open Outcry: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. New York time/ET (8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Chicago Time/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: WCC
CME ClearPort: WCC
Open Outcry: WCC
Clearing: WCC
Listed Contracts current year + next 4 years
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Floating Price The Index Price for each contract month is equal to the simple arithmetic average of the Net Energy Canadian Daily Index (CDI) for Canadian Heavy Crude Oil during the Index Pricing Period for the contract month. The Index Pricing Period shall extend from the first Canadian business day of the month through the last Canadian business day prior to Notice of Shipments (NOS) date on the Enbridge Pipeline. The Index is expressed as a differential versus the Calendar Month Average (CMA) of the NYMEX Light Sweet Crude Oil futures settlement price.
Termination Of Trading Trading shall cease one Canadian business day prior to the Notice of Shipments (NOS) date on the Enbridge Pipeline. The NOS date occurs on or about the 20th calendar day of the month, subject to confirmation by Enbridge Pipeline. The official schedule for the NOS dates will be made publicly available by Enbridge Pipeline prior to the start of each year.
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Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 263
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