• Extended Weekend Trading Hours for Energy Products on ClearPort and CME Globex for Hurricane Ike Impact -- Contingency Plan Information

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      • Q2008-183
      • Notice Date
      • 10 September 2008
      • Effective Date
      • 10 September 2008
    • CME Group is currently considering contingency plans for extending energy product trading hours on both ClearPort and CME Globex, due to the potential impact of Hurricane Ike on the U.S. Gulf Coast this coming weekend.


      No later than 12:00 p.m. Central time (CT) on Thursday, September 11, CME Group will definitively announce whether extended trading hours will be supported on ClearPort and CME Globex for energy products on Saturday and Sunday, September 13-14.


      If trading hours are extended, the anticipated ClearPort and CME Globex trading schedule for NYMEX energy products only

      would be:


      ·          Pre-open on CME Globex on Saturday, September 13, at 8:00 a.m. CT for trade date Monday, September 15

      ·          Open at 8:30 a.m. CT

      ·          Market halt from 4:15 - 5:00 p.m. CT on Saturday and Sunday

      ·          Regularly scheduled close on Monday at 4:15 p.m. CT


      All other products listed on CME Globex for trading will follow their regularly scheduled trading hours.


      Please contact Market Data Operations (MDO) at mdo@cmegroup.com, if you have any questions concerning this notice.