The notice addresses two changes this Sunday, October 18 (trade date Monday, October 19) as follows.
An additional Soybean Crush futures spread will be listed for trading -- December 2009 Soybean Meal vs. December 2009 Soybean Oil vs. January 2010 Soybean futures.
In addition, the naming convention format will be changed for all future listings to ensure a unique value in tag 107-SecurityDesc. The format will change from SOM:SI MY to SOM:SI MY-MY-MY, (where MY is the contract month code and last digit of the year). The new Soybean Crush futures spread naming convention will be SOM:SI Z9-Z9-F0.
The new spread is currently available for quote vendor testing in New Release.
Please contact Market Data Operations (MDO) at email@example.com, if you have any questions concerning this notice.