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Mars (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month Average Price Options Contract Specs

Contract Unit 1,000 barrels
Minimum Price Fluctuation 0.01 per barrel = $10.00
Price Quotation U. S. dollars and cents per barrel
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: YVO
CME ClearPort: YVO
Clearing: YVO
Listed Contracts Monthly contracts listed for the current year and the next 5 calendar years. Monthly contracts for a new calendar year will be added following the terminatrion of trading in the December contract of the current year.
Termination Of Trading Trading  terminates on the 25th calendar day of the month prior to the contract month. If the 25th calendar day is not a business day, trading terminates on the first business day prior to the 25th calendar day.
Position Limits  NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 1227
Vendor Codes Quote Vendor Symbols Listing
Strike Price Listing Procedures Strike Price Listing and Exercise Procedures Table
Exercise Style European
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Underlying Mars (Argus) vs. WTI Trade Month Futures