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Chicago CBOB Gasoline (Platts) vs. RBOB Gasoline Futures Contract Specs

Product Symbol CME Globex: A3C
CME ClearPort: 3C
Open Outcry: 3C
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) Trade is Flow per day or Flow per month.
Open Outcry: Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. CT)
Contract Unit 42,000 U.S. gallons
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per gallon
Minimum Fluctuation $0.0001 per gallon
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month is equal to the arithmetic average of Platts Chicago CBOB Gasoline mean minus the NYMEX RBOB Gasoline Futures first nearby contract month settlement price for each business day that both prices are determined during the contract month. For purposes of determining the Floating Price, the Platts Chicago CBOB Gasoline mean will be rounded each day to the nearest thousandth of a cent.
Termination of Trading Trading shall cease on the last business day of the contract month.
Listed Contracts 36 consecutive months
Settlement Type Financial
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Rulebook Chapter 451
Exchange Rule These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX.