• Expanded CBOT Grain and Oilseed Open Outcry Trading Hours - Effective June 25, 2012

      • To
      • CME Member Firms; Back Office Managers
      • From
      • CME Clearing
      • #
      • 12-243
      • Notice Date
      • 08 June 2012
      • Effective Date
      • 25 June 2012
    • Pending CFTC Review, the Exchange plans to extend the afternoon open outcry trading hours in CBOT grain and oilseed futures and options from 1:15 p.m. CT to 2:00 p.m. CT starting June 25, 2012. Specifically, the extended afternoon floor trading hours apply to CBOT Corn, Mini-Sized Corn, Soybeans, Mini-Sized Soybeans, Wheat, Mini-Sized Wheat, Soybean Meal, Soybean Oil, Rough Rice, and Oats futures and options. In addition, final settlement will move from 1:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on June 25, 2012 in these products as well as in CBOT Ethanol futures and options.


      Additionally, the Exchange will offer expanded floor trading hours in its CBOT grain and oilseed futures and options during major United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Crop Reports. The floor trading open will be changed to 7:20 a.m. CST, on mornings of specified reports beginning Tuesday, June 12, 2012. 


      If you have any questions or concerns, please contact CCS via email: ccs@cmegroup.com or via (312) 207.2525.


      For the full text of the advisory, please click here