• Update: Canceling NYMEX Integration Mock Session for Saturday August 29, 2009.

      • To
      • NYMEX Clearing Firms; NYMEX, COMEX and DME Brokers and Traders; Service Bureaus/Systems Solutions Providers
      • From
      • CME Clearing
      • #
      • 09-373
      • Notice Date
      • 27 August 2009
      • Effective Date
      • 27 August 2009
    • Please note the NYMEX integration mock session scheduled for Saturday, August 29th has been cancelled.
      The remaining sessions are still on schedule as indicated below. 
      Mock Session Scheduled Dates:
      Testing Will Include
      July 25, 2009
      NYMEX, COMEX and DME
      August 1, 2009
      NYMEX, COMEX and DME
      August 8, 2009
      NYMEX, COMEX and DME
      August 22, 2009
      NYMEX, COMEX and DME
      August 29, 2009
      NYMEX, COMEX and DME. Cancelled
      September 19, 2009
      NYMEX and DME
      September 26, 2009
      NYMEX and DME
      Testing Summary:
      ·         Globex trades will be executed by trading firms and or traders connected to Globex production environment.
      ·         CME ClearPort trades will be executed by traders and brokers or called into the Facilitation Desk.
      ·         Floor trades will be entered by NYMEX and or COMEX floor brokers or their clerks. The selling broker will enter the trades and or allocate them to other clearing firms.
      ·         WhenTech will submit floor option trades directly to clearing.
      ·         Testing trade date will be for Mondays. For example, the mock session on Saturday, August 22, 2009 will use trade date Monday, August 24, 2009.
      ·         Trades will post in CME Clearing Production Front End Clearing (FEC) and Positions.
      ·         Clearing will run a clearing cycle and generate data files and reports and then purge the data from production and stage the clearing applications for Monday’s markets open.
      ·         Clearing will save the mock trade data and load into Clearing New Release environment on Monday for firms testing.
      ·         Trades will be routed to firms New Release MQM queues.
      ·         Firms can use the test data to run their post trade processing in FEC in New Release.
      ·         Clearing will run an end of day cycle on the Mondays following each Mock Trading Session and provide clearing firms with trade register data files and clearing reports by Tuesday morning.
      More details will be available before each mock session including test scripts and other information.
      If you have questions about this advisory or testing, please contact CME Clearing at (312) 207 2525 or via email to ccs@cmegroup.com.