• Expansion of Contract Month Listing for Iron Ore Futures and Options

      • To
      • Members, Member Firms and Market Users
      • From
      • Market Regulation Department
      • #
      • SER-5912
      • Notice Date
      • 06 September 2011
      • Effective Date
      • 25 September 2011
    • Effective Sunday, September 25, 2011, for trade date Monday, September 26, 2011, please be advised that the New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc. (NYMEX or Exchange) will expand the listing of contract months for the Iron Ore futures and option contracts listed below to current year plus the next two calendar years. Currently, the listing period for these contracts is twenty-four (24) consecutive contract months. These contracts are listed on the NYMEX trading floor and CME ClearPort.


      ·         Iron Ore 62% Fe, CFR China (TSI) swap futures (chapter 919, commodity code TIO)

      ·         Iron Ore 62% Fe, CFR North China (Platts) swap futures (chapter 925, commodity code PIO)

      ·         Iron Ore 62% Fe, CFR China (TSI) average price option (chapter 644, commodity code ICT)

      ·         Iron Ore 62% Fe, CFR North China (Platts) average price option (chapter 645, commodity code ICP)


      Please refer questions on this subject to:


      Energy & Metals Research:

      Joann Arena                           joann.arena@cmegroup.com                         212.299.2356


      Products & Services:

      Patricia Cauley                       patricia.cauley@cmegroup.com                    212.299.2346