ULTRA U.S. TREASURY BOND FUTURES - CONTRACT SPECS

Contract Unit Face value at maturity of $100,000
Price Quotation Points and fractions of points with par on the basis of 100 points
Trading Hours CME Globex: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.ET (5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT).  Monday - Thursday 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET (4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. CT) daily maintenance period.
CME ClearPort: Sunday 5:00 p.m. - Friday 5:45 p.m. CT with no reporting Monday - Thursday from 5:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. CT
Minimum Price Fluctuation Outright: 1/32 of a point (0.03125) = $31.25
CALENDAR SPREAD 1/4 of 1/32 of a point (0.0078125) = $7.8125
Product Code CME Globex: UB
CME ClearPort: UBE
Clearing: UBE
Listed Contracts Quarterly contracts (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec) listed for 3 consecutive quarters
Settlement Method Deliverable
Termination Of Trading Trading terminates at 12:01 p.m.on the 7th business day prior to the last business day of the contract month.
Settlement Procedures Treasury Settlement Procedures
Position Limits CBOT Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook CBOT 40
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
Price Limit Or Circuit Price Limits
All Or None Minimum All or None Minimums
Vendor Codes Quote Vendor Symbols Listing
Last Delivery Date Last business day of the delivery month.
Grade And Quality U.S. Treasury bonds with remaining term to maturity of not less than 25 years from the first day of the futures contract delivery month. The invoice price equals the futures settlement price times a conversion factor, plus accrued interest. The conversion factor is the price of the delivered bond ($1 par value) to yield 6 percent.

 

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