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Please be advised that effective Sunday, January 12, 2014, for trade date Monday, January 13, 2014, and pending all relevant CFTC regulatory review periods, the New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc. (“NYMEX” or “Exchange”) will amend the initial spot-month position limits (NYMEX Rule 559) and single month/all month accountability levels (NYMEX Rule 560) for fifty (50) existing Natural Gas Swing futures contracts. In conjunction with the increase in the initial spot month limits for the 50 natural gas swing futures contracts, the Exchange will also implement daily accountability levels for the swing contracts.
Additionally, the effective dates for the initial spot month limit for each of the 50 swing contracts and other natural gas fixed price, index and basis contracts were amended.
The amendments impacting the spot-month position limits and daily accountability levels for the 50 natural gas swing futures contacts, as well as the changes to the effective dates for the initial spot-month limits for the natural gas swing, fixed price, index and basis contracts, will be updated and inserted into the NYMEX Position Limit, Position Accountability and Reportable Level Table located in the Interpretations and Special Notices Section of Chapter 5 of the NYMEX Rulebook.