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Gulf Coast No.6 Fuel Oil 3.0% (Platts) Brent Crack Spread Futures Contract Specs

Product Symbol CME Globex: GCI
CME ClearPort: GCI
Open Outcry: GCI
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 (A) The Floating Price for each contract month is equal to the arithmetic average of the high and low quotations from Platts Oilgram Price Report for Gulf Coast No. 6 3.0%S (Waterborne) Fuel Oil minus the arithmetic average of the Brent Crude Oil (ICE) futures 1st nearby contract settlement prices, except as set forth in Section (B) below, for each business day that it is determined during the contract month (using non-common pricing). (B) The settlement price 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 price of the 2nd nearby Brent Crude Oil Futures contract will be used.
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 1098
Exchange Rule These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX.