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Coal (API2) CIF ARA (ARGUS-McCloskey) Contract Specs

    Only option contracts expiring in 2019 are available both as equity- and futures-style margined options. Any contract expiring from 2020 onwards is available as futures-style margined only. See SER-8371 for further details.

Options
Contract Unit 1,000 metric tons
Minimum Price Fluctuation 0.01 per metric ton = $10.00
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per metric ton
Trading Hours Sunday - Friday 5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET) with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 4:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. ET)
Product Code CME Globex: F2C
CME ClearPort: F2C
Clearing: F2C
Listed Contracts Annual contracts (January) listed for 2 consecutive years
Termination Of Trading Trading terminates 30 calendar days prior to the first calendar day of the first month in the strip at 12:30 pm London Time. If such day is not a UK business day, trading terminates on the preceding UK business day.

Options are auto-exercised by the Exchange with reference to intraday prices published by the London Energy Brokers’ Association (LEBA) on the expiration day. Traders may submit contra-instructions up to 2:30 p.m. London time.
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 1116
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
Vendor Codes Quote Vendor Symbols Listing
Strike Price Listing Procedures Strike Price Listing and Exercise Procedures Table
Exercise Style European
Settlement Method Deliverable
Underlying Calendar Strip of Coal (API 2) cif ARA (Argus/McCloskey) Future-Style Combo