• March 2012 Currency Delivery Japanese Yen & South African Rand Holidays

      • To
      • Clearing Member Firms, Back Office Managers, and Delivery Personnel
      • From
      • CME Clearing
      • #
      • 12-090
      • Notice Date
      • 06 March 2012
      • Effective Date
      • 06 March 2012
    • Due to a South African Rand (ZAR) holiday on Wednesday, March 21st the delivery date for the South African Rand contract will be Thursday, March 22nd . As a result, all OTPs and Wire Transfers will be due to CME on Tuesday, March 20th by 1:00 p.m. for the South African Rand contract.
      Additionally, there is a Japanese Yen (JPY) holiday on Tuesday, March 20th. There will be no change to the last trading date and the delivery date will remain as Wednesday, March 21st.  If your firm anticipates going through delivery and anticipates a payment obligation on Tuesday, March 20th, please ensure you have the necessary funds to send to the CME Group account or arrange for a Yen denominated Order to Pay.
      Detailed currency delivery procedures are available on cmegoup.com at the following link:
      Firms can obtain a copy of CME’s banking instructions for all currency contracts by contacting Deliveries. 
      If there are any questions, please contact Deliveries at 312-930-3172.

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