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Singapore Gasoil (Platts) vs. Singapore Marine Fuel 0.5% (Platts) Spread 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: GMB
CME ClearPort: GMB
Clearing: GMB
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 high and low quotations from Platts Gasoil FOB Singapore for each business day that it is determined starting from the selected start date through the end of the contract month, minus the balance-of-month arithmetic average of the mid-point of the high and low quotations from Platts Marine Fuel 0.5 FOB Singapore for each business day that it is determined starting from the selected start date through the end of the contract month.For purposes of determining the Floating Price, the Platts Gasoil FOB Singapore price will be convertedeach day to U.S. dollars and cents per metric ton. The conversion factor will be 7.45 barrels per metric ton.
Termination Of Trading Trading terminates on the last Singapore business day of the contract month.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 1154
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
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