News Release

CBOT Labor Day Holiday Trading Schedule

Thu Aug 10 2006

For Immediate Release

Media Contact:
Nicole L. Rallings
(312) 341-3378


CHICAGO, IL, August 10, 2006 – The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT®) has established the following trading schedule in connection with the Labor Day holiday:

Friday, September 1

  • Open auction:  Financial contracts will close at 12:00 p.m. All other open auction contracts (Agricultural and Stock Index) will close at their normal times.
  • Electronic e-cbot trading:  Dow/AIG Index contracts will close at 12:00 p.m.  Metals contracts will close at 12:30 p.m. Financial contracts will close at 1:00 p.m.  All other e-cbot trading closes at normal times.

Sunday, September 3

  • Electronic e-cbot trading:  Overnight trading will be closed.

Monday, September 4

  • Open auction:  Daytime trading will be closed.
  • Electronic e-cbot trading:  Daytime trading will be closed.  e-cbot reopens at normal evening times.

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