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Gasoil Mini Financial 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: AQA
CME ClearPort: QA
Open Outcry: QA
Venue CME Globex, CME ClearPort, Open Outcry (New York)
(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 – 2:30 PM. (8:00 AM – 1:30 PM CT)
Contract Unit 100 metric tons
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per metric ton
Minimum Fluctuation $0.001 per metric ton
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 ICE Gasoil first nearby contract month settlement price for each business day that it is determined during the contract month, except as noted in (B) below.

The Floating Price for the contract months for January 2015 and beyond is the ICE Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures 1st nearby contract settlement price that is determined during the contract month.

(B) The settlement prices of the 1st 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 contracts when the settlement prices of the 2nd nearby contracts will be used.
Termination of Trading Trading shall cease 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 531
Exchange Rule These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX.

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