• NYMEX Carbon RGGI Emissions Futures and Options Product Launch August 25-26, 2008

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      • Q2008-163
      • Notice Date
      • 21 August 2008
      • Effective Date
      • 25 August 2008
    • NYMEX issued the following announcement on Wednesday, August 20, 2008:


      Please be advised of the following upcoming NYMEX product launch to assist in product setup. 


      Tentatively scheduled to launch for the August 25th trade date, NYMEX will be listing a new Emissions Futures Contract (Carbon RGGI Emissions – Globex® trading symbol: RGI, Clearing Code: RJ), on August 26 we will launch the related options contract (Carbon RGGI Emissions Options, Product Code: OR).  


      The futures contract will be available for trading/trade submission on the Globex® and NYMEX ClearPort® Clearing electronic venues.  The Options Contract will be available on the NYMEX Floor and  NYMEX ClearPort® Clearing.  Please note that only a single contract month (December 2009) will be listed initially.



      Product specifications for this product are attached.  A NYMEX notice was published, confirming the official launch date of this product.