• Reminder Currency Delivery Turkish Lira Processing Procedures and ZAR Holiday

      • To
      • Clearing Member Firms; Back Office Managers; Delivery Personnel
      • From
      • CME Clearing
      • #
      • 09-541
      • Notice Date
      • 03 December 2009
      • Effective Date
      • 03 December 2009
    • As a reminder below is a brief summary of the delivery procedures for the Turkish Lira contracts. Detailed currency delivery procedures are available on cmegroup.com under the following link. 
      Also, due to a ZAR holiday on Wednesday, December 16th the delivery date for the South African Rand contract will be Thursday, December 17th. As a result, OTPs and Wire Transfers will be due to CME on Tuesday, December 15th by 1:00 p.m. for the South African Rand contract.
       Turkish Lira and Euro/Turkish Lira
      • The last day of trading is the first business day prior to the third Wednesday of the contract month. The final settlement prices will be received Tuesday at 12:30 a.m. CST and will be made available in the Deliveries System.
      • Currency Commitments are due in the Deliveries System by 10:00 a.m. CST on the last day of trading.
      • There is a dual order-to-pay requirement for both contracts. Firms must have their order-to-pays or US Dollar wire transfer in by 1:00 p.m. CST. Wire transfers denominated in Euro are due at 8:00 a.m. CST and Lira denominated wire transfers are due by 6:00 a.m. CST.
      • On delivery day, payments must be in the CME Delivery account by 10:00 a.m. in the country of origin.
      Firms can obtain a copy of CME’s banking instructions for Turkish Lira by contacting Deliveries. 
      If there are any questions, please contact Deliveries at 312-930-3172.