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MISO Indiana Hub Real-Time Off-Peak Calendar-Month 5 MW Futures Contract Specs

Product Symbol CME Globex: FTQ
CME ClearPort: FTM
Open Outcry: FTM
Venue CME Globex, CME ClearPort and 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)
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 The contract quantity shall be 5 Megawatts Hours (MWh). Transaction sizes for trading in any contract month shall be restricted to whole number multiples of the number of off-peak hours in the contract month. The contract quantity is adjusted to reflect the transition in and out of Daylight Savings Time. Each futures contract shall be valued at the contract quantity multiplied by the settlement price.
Price Quotation Prices shall be quoted in U.S. dollars and cents per MWH
Minimum Fluctuation $0.05 per MWH
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month will be equal to the arithmetic average of the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator Indiana Hub Real-Time LMP for off-peak hours provided by Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc. (MISO), for the contract month. For settlement of this contract, the prices provided by MISO will be considered final on the payment date stated in Rule 1073.08 and will not be subject to any further adjustment.
Termination of Trading CME Globex: Trading on CME Globex shall cease at 23:59 local time of the independent system operator/regional transmission organization on the last calendar day of the month preceding the contract month. If that time is not within CME Globex regular trading hours, trading on CME Globex shall cease at the normal termination time (i.e., 16:15 CT) on the nearest business day on or before the last calendar day of the month preceding the contract month.
CME ClearPort and Open Outcry: Trading shall cease on the last business day of the contract month.
Listed Contracts CME Globex: 36 consecutive months
CME ClearPort and Open Ouctry: Current year plus the next five calendar years with a new calendar year added following the termination of trading in the December contract month of the current year.
Settlement Type Financial
Final Settlement Delivery under the MISO Indiana Hub Real-Time Off-Peak Calendar-Month 5 MW Futures contract shall be by cash settlement. Final settlement, following termination of trading for a contract month, will be based on the Floating Price. The final settlement price will be the Floating Price calculated for each contract month.
Days & Hours “Off-Peak Hours” shall mean the hours ending 0100 through 0700 and 2400 Eastern Standard Time (EST), Monday through Friday (except when Daylight Savings Time is in effect, in which case Off-Peak Hours means the hours ending 0100 through 0600 and 2300 through 2400 EST) and the hours ending 0100 through 2400 EST, Saturday and Sunday, including North American Electric Reliability Corporation holidays.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Rulebook Chapter 1073
Exchange Rule These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX.