• Notification of Listing of Additional Contract Months for the COMEX Copper Futures Contract and Related Rule Amendment

      • To
      • Members, Member Firms and Market Users
      • From
      • Market Regulation Department
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      • SER-5377
      • Notice Date
      • 25 August 2010
      • Effective Date
      • 25 August 2010
    • Please be advised that effective Sunday, September 19, 2010, for trade date Monday, September 20, 2010, the Commodity Exchange, Inc. (COMEX) will expand the listing of contract months for its Copper Futures (25,000 Pounds; code HG; Chapter 111) contract listed on CME Globex, COMEX trading floor and CME ClearPort.  The additional contract months, which will be available for trading on trade date September 20, 2010, are:



      September 2012

      March 2014

      December 2012

      May 2014

      March 2013

      July 2014

      May 2013

      September 2014

      July 2013

      December 2014

      September 2013

      March 2015

      December 2013

      May 2015


      July 2015

      In order to effectuate the expansion of listed months, the Exchange will implement the following rule change effective trade date Monday, September 20, 2010:

      (underline indicates addition; strikethrough indicates deletion)

      Copper Futures

      111.05              DELIVERY MONTHS AND DAYS

      During each calendar month (the “current calendar”), the Exchange will make available for trading contracts that provide delivery of Copper in the following months: 1) the current calendar month; 2) the next twenty three consecutive calendar months and ; 3) any March, May, July, September, and December falling within a 60-month period beginning with the current month.

      For additional information, please contact Joann Arena at (212) 299-2356.