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Gasoline Euro-bob Oxy NWE Barges (Argus) Crack Spread BALMO Futures Contract Specs

Product Symbol CME Globex: A7I
CME ClearPort: 7I
Open Outcry: 7I
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 is equal to the balance-of-month arithmetic average of the mid-point between the high and low quotations from the Argus Media for Gasoline Euro-bob Oxy NWE Barges minus the Brent Crude Oil (ICE) Futures contract first nearby settlement price from the selected start date through the end of the month (using Non-common pricing), except for (A) below. For purposes of determining the Floating Price, the Argus Media gasoline assessment price will be converted each day to U.S. dollars and cents per barrel, rounded to the nearest cent. The conversion factor will be 8.33 barrels per metric ton.

(A) The settlement prices of the 1st nearby contract month will be used except on the last day of trading for the expiring Brent Crude Oil Futures contract when the settlement prices of the 2nd nearby contract will be used.
Termination of Trading Trading ceases on the last business day of the contract month.
Listed Contracts One month and the following month for 10 business days prior to the start of the contract month.
Settlement Type Financial
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Rulebook Chapter 733
Exchange Rule These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX.