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Singapore Gasoil (Platts) vs. Gasoil Futures Contract Specs

    Please note that effective the January 2015 contract month, the floating price reference for this contract will be the ICE Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures 1st nearby contract settlement. For further details click here

Product Symbol CME Globex: AGA
CME ClearPort: GA
Open Outcry: GA
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 1,000 barrels
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per barrel
Minimum Fluctuation $0.001 per barrel
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month up to and including the December 2014 contract month is equal to the arithmetic average of the mid - point between the high and low quotations f rom the Platts Asia - Pacific Marketscan for Singapore Physical Cargoes of Gasoil for each business day that it is determined minus the arithmetic average for first line ICE Gasoil Futures settlement price for each business day that it is determined du ring the contract month (using Non - common pricing).

The Floating Price for each contract month for January 2015 and beyond is equal to the arithmetic average of the mid - point between the high and low quotations from the Platts Asia - Pacific Marketscan for Singapore Physical Cargoes of Gasoil for each business day that it is determined minus the arithmetic average for first line ICE Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures settlement price for each business day that it is determined during the contract month (using Non - common pricing).

For purposes of determining the Floating Price, the ICE Gasoil and or ICE Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures first nearby contract month settlement price will be converted each day to U.S. dollars and cents per barrel, rounded to the nearest cent. The conversion factor will be 7.45 barrels per metric ton.

(B) The settlement prices for the first nearby contract month will be used except on the last day of trading for the expiring ICE Gasoil and or ICE Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures contract when the settlement prices of the second nearby ICE Gasoil contract will be used.
Termination of Trading Trading ceases on the last business day of the contract month.
Listed Contracts Monthly contracts shall be listed for the current year plus 1 year.
Settlement Type Financial
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Rulebook Chapter 724
Exchange Rule These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX.