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Middle East Gasoil FOB Arab Gulf (Platts) Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit 1,000 barrels
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per barrel
Trading Hours CME Globex: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 5:00 p.m. (4:00 p.m. CT)
CME ClearPort: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Chicago Time/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 barrel
Product Code CME Globex: MPE
CME ClearPort: MPE
Clearing: MPE
Listed Contracts 12 consecutive months
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month is equal to the arithmetic average of the mid-point of high and low quotations from the Platts Asia-Pacific/Arab Gulf Marketscan for Middle East physical oil assessments under the heading "Gasoil FOB Arab Gulf" price for each business day that it is determined during the contract month.
Termination Of Trading Trading shall cease on the last business day of the contract month.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 1167
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
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