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NY Fuel Oil 1.0% (Platts) vs. European 1% Fuel Oil Cargoes FOB NWE (Platts) BALMO Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit 1,000 barrels
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per barrel
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 barrel = $1.00
Product Code CME Globex: NYG
CME ClearPort: NYG
Clearing: NYG
Listed Contracts Monthly BALMO contracts listed for the current month and the following month listed 10 business days prior to the start of the contract month
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 of the high and low quotations from Platts Oilgram Price Report for New York No. 6 1%S Max Fuel (Waterborne Cargo) minus the high and low quotations from Platts European Marketscan for 1% Fuel Oil under the heading "Cargoes FOB NWE" price assessment starting from the selected start date through the end of the contract month, inclusive (using non-common pricing).
Termination Of Trading Trading terminates on the last business day of the contract month.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 1064
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
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