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1% Fuel Oil Cargoes FOB NWE (Platts) vs. 3.5% Fuel Oil Barges FOB Rdam (Platts) Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit 1,000 metric tons
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per metric ton
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 metric ton
Product Code CME Globex: FSS
CME ClearPort: FS
Clearing: FS
Listed Contracts 52 consecutive months
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month is equal to the arithmetic average of the mid-point of the high and low quotations from the Platts European Marketscan for 1% Fuel Oil under the heading "Cargoes FOB NWE" minus the mid-point of the high and low quotations from Platts European Marketscan for 3.5% Fuel Oil under the heading "Barges FOB Rotterdam" for each business day during the contract month (using Non-common pricing)
Termination Of Trading Trading ceases on the last business day of the contract month.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 665
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
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