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Jet Fuel Cargoes CIF NWE (Platts) vs. Low Sulphur Gasoil BALMO Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit 1,000 metric tons
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per metric ton
Trading Hours Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT) with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 5:00 p.m. (4:00 p.m. CT)
Minimum Price Fluctuation 0.001 per metric ton = $1.00
Product Code CME Globex: A6X
CME ClearPort: 6X
Clearing: 6X
Listed Contracts Monthly BALMO contracts listed for 3 consecutive months
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month is equal to the balance - of - month arithmetic average of the mid - point between the high and low quotations from the Platts European Marketscan for Jet Kerosene under the heading "Cargoes CIF NWE Basis ARA" minus the first line ICE Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures settlement price for each business day that both are determined during the contract month (using Non - common pricing), starting from the selected start date through the end of the contract month, inclusive, except as noted below.

The settlement prices of the 1st nearby contract month will be used except on the last day of trading for the expiring ICE Low Sulphur Gasoil Futures contract when the settlement prices of the 2nd nearby ICE Low Sulphur Gasoil contract will be used.
Termination Of Trading Trading terminates on the last business day of the contract month.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 479
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
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