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Low Sulphur Gasoil BALMO Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit 1,000 metric tons
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per metric ton
Trading Hours CME Globex: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. New York time/ET (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. New York time/ET (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)
Minimum Price Fluctuation $0.001 per metric ton
Product Code CME Globex: U9
CME ClearPort: U9
Clearing: U9
Listed Contracts One month and the following month for 10 business days prior to the start of the contract month.
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month is equal to the balance - of - month arithmetic average of the ICE Low Sulphur Gasoil first nearby contract month settlement price starting from the selected start date through the end of the contract month, inclusive, except as noted below.

The settlement prices of the 1st nearby contract month will be used except on the last day of trading for the expiring 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.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 482
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
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