|RME Biodiesel FOB Rdam (Argus) (RED Compliant) vs. Gasoil Futures|
|Product Symbol||CME Globex: BFR
CME ClearPort: BFR
Open Outcry: BFR
|Venue||CME Globex, CME ClearPort, Open Outcry (New York)|
(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||100 metric tons|
|Price Quotation||U.S. dollars and cents per metric ton|
|Minimum Fluctuation||$0.001 per metric ton|
|Floating Price||The Floating Price for each contract month is equal to the RME Price as defined in (A) below minus the Gasoil Price as defined in (B) below.
(A) The RME Price is the arithmetic average of the mid-point of the bid and ask quotations from Argus Biofuels publication for RME under the heading "RED Compliant Rapeseed OME fob Rotterdam" for each business day that such quotation is determined during the contract month.
(B) The Gasoil Price is the arithmetic average of the ICE Gasoil first nearby contract month settlement price for each business day that it is determined during the contract month, except as noted in (C) below.
(C) The settlement prices of the 1st nearby contract month will be used except on the last day of trading for the expiring Gasoil Futures contracts when the settlement prices of the 2nd nearby contracts will be used.
The Floating Price is calculated using the non-common pricing convention. In calculating the spread differential, the monthly average for each component leg of the spread shall be calculated by using all trading days in the month for each component leg of the spread, followed by the calculation of the spread differential between the two averages.
|Termination of Trading||Trading shall cease on the last business day of the contract month.|
|Listed Contracts||CME ClearPort and Open Outcry:||24 consecutive months|
|CME Globex:||12 consecutive months|
|Position Limits||NYMEX Position Limits|
|Exchange Rule||These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX.|