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HDPE High Density Polyethylene (PCW) Financial Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit 47,000 pounds
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per pound
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 $0.00001 per pound
Product Code CME Globex: HPE
CME ClearPort: HPE
Clearing: HPE
Listed Contracts Every month for 24 consecutive months
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month is equal to the arithmetic average daily closing price of the PetroChem Wire Daily FOB Houston High Density Polyethylene of blow molding grade with 0.35 melt and 0.953 density for each business day during the contract month.
Termination Of Trading Trading shall cease on the last business day of the contract month.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 139
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