• Tick Change for 30-Year U.S. Bond Futures Contract

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      • Back Office Managers
      • From
      • CME Clearing
      • #
      • 09-374
      • Notice Date
      • 27 August 2009
      • Effective Date
      • 30 August 2009
    • Effective Sunday, August 30, 2009 (trade date Monday, August, 31), the minimum trading tick for 30-Year U.S. Treasury Bond futures will be increased from the current 1/2 of 1/32nd to a full 1/32nd.
      Therefore, firms must ensure that all their 30-Year Bond futures pending give ups are accepted and any unmatched trades are resolved before 7:00 PM Friday, August 28, 2009. Please note, you will still have the ability to do transfers, spreads and x-pits at ½ half tick.
      For additional information, please reference advisory notices 09-340 and Q2009-167 at the following link:
      Please email clearing services at ccs@cmegroup.com or call 312-207-2525 with any questions.
      Thank you!