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NY Harbor ULSD Brent Crack Spread Futures Contract Specs

Product Symbol CME Globex: HOB
CME ClearPort: HOB
Open Outcry: HOB
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 NY Harbor ULSD Futures first nearby contract month settlement price 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. For purposes of determining the Floating Price, the heating oil price will be converted each day to U.S. dollars and cents per barrel, rounded to the nearest cent (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 ICE Brent Crude Oil Futures contract when the settlement price of the 2nd nearby ICE 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 1097
Exchange Rule These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX.