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

Product Symbol CME Globex: MGH
CME ClearPort: MG
Open Outcry: MG
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 U.S. barrels
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per barrel
Minimum Fluctuation $0.01 per barrel
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month is equal to the arithmetic average of the mid-point between the high and low quotations from Platts Oilgram Price Report for Gulf Coast No. 6 3.0%S (Waterborne) Fuel Oil minus the settlement price for NYMEX Light Sweet Crude Oil Futures first nearby contract month for each business day that both are determined during the contract month.
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 613
Exchange Rule These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX.