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Industry Filings

  • January 2005 Filings by Designated Contract Markets (DCMs)

    Date of Letter

    Date Filed

    DCM

    Description

    01/31/2005

    02/01/2005

    CME

    Rule Numbers – Change to the Interpretation to CME Rule 135.A. – Trading Privileges GEM Members.
    Change to the Interpretation to CME Rule 135.a. identifies CME European style FX options spreads versus the underlying British pound, Canadian dollar, Euro FX, Japanese yen, and Swiss franc futures or American style options on these underlying futures as allowable non-GEM member spreads for GEM members. Additional information regarding the launch of CME Euro FX and CME Japanese Yen European style options on currency futures contracts is also included.

    01/31/2005

    01/31/2005

    NYMEX

    Continuation of Temporary NYMEX Incentive Program in Support of the Listing for Trading of the NYMEX Brent Crude Oil Futures Contract on New Dublin Trading Floor.

    01/28/2005

    01/28/2005

    NYMEX

    Amendments concerning NYMEX's Trading at Settlement ("TAS") Program.

    01/28/2005

    01/28/2005

    HEDGESTREET

    Fee Waiver Promotion.

    01/28/2005

    01/28/2005

    EUREXUS

    Eurex US will extend trading to 23 Hours starting April 3, 2005. All Eurex US members will be given advanced notice of this change via the attached Eurex US Circular.

    01/28/2005

    01/28/2005

    EUREXUS

    Eurex US Rules 408, 415, 909, and 910.
    Eurex US has made some technical adjustments to its rules to account for the launch of new products. Rule 408 (Cancellation of Transactions) was amended to account for the new Russell ® stock index futures products. Rule 415 (Block Trades) was amended to account for the larger size of the new "Jumbo" 2 Year U.S. Treasury Note futures and options contracts. Rules 909 and 910 were changed to reflect the new large trader reporting level of 750 contracts in the new 3 Year U.S. Treasury Note futures and options.

    01/28/2005

    01/28/2005

    CBOT

    Rule Number 1436.01
    Modify delivery standards for CBOT 5,000 oz. Silver futures.

    01/27/2005

    01/27/2005

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Copper, Heating Oil, Unleaded Gasoline, Natural Gas, Crude Oil and Crude Oil Average Price Option Contracts.

    01/27/2005

    01/28/2005

    CME

    Chapters 361A
    Amending the E-Mini Russell 2000 options strike range to be consistent with the standard sized Russell 2000 options contract.

    01/26/2005

    01/27/2005

    NYMEX

    Notification of Amendments to COMEX Gold Warehouse Stock Report.

    01/24/2005

    01/24/2005

    CME

    Supplemental Information to submissions 04-102, 04-106, 04-111, 04-123, 04-127, 05-03, and 05-06 pertaining to the CME X-Fund Index Futures Contracts.

    01/21/2005

    01/24/2005

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Silver, Heating Oil, Unleaded Gasoline, Natural Gas and Related Calendar Spread Option Contracts.

    01/21/2005

     

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers – 425.01
    Increase reportable position levels for CBOT Corn, Soybean and Wheat contracts to conform with levels recently adopted by the CFTC.

    01/21/2005

    01/21/2005

    CBOT

    Appendices 4E and 4F
    Establish minimum financial requirements and letter of credit standards applicable to firms which are regular for delivery against CBOT South American Soybean futures.

    01/21/2005

    01/21/2005

    CBOT

    Rule Number 425.01
    Increase reportable position levels for specified CBOT Financial & Stock Index futures and options to conform with reportable levels recently adopted by the CFTC.

    01/20/2005

    01/21/2005

    CME

    Interpretation of Rule 580 - GLOBEX Trade Algorithm
    Modification of pro rata allocation algorithm for Eurodollar futures on GLOBEX.

    01/20/2005

    01/21/2005

    CME

    Composition of CME X-Fund Index Futures contracts.

    01/20/2005

    01/21/2005

    CFE

    Rule Number 414
    CFE is amending its Exchange of Future for Physical Rule.

    01/20/2005

    01/21/2005

    CFE

    Rule Number 211
    CFE is amending Rule 211, which relates to the creation and composition of CFE committees.

    01/14/2005

    01/14/2005

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Gold, Copper, Natural Gas and Related Calendar Spread Option Contracts.

    01/14/2005

    01/18/2005

    CME

    Chapters 371, 371A, Rule 557.B., and Interpretation to Rule 135.A.
    Rebranding the Russell 1000 contract to the E-Mini Russell 1000 contract.

    01/14/2005

    01/18/2005

    CME

    Chapter 361A E-Mini Russell 2000 Options
    CME intends to list for trading options on the E-Mini Russell 2000 futures contracts.

    01/13/2005

    01/13/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX is self-certifying shortened trading hours on Friday, January 13, 2005, and on Monday, January 17, 2005, at the Exchange's NYMEX Europe trading facility in Dublin, Ireland for trading in the NYMEX Brent Crude Oil futures contract.

    01/12/2005

    01/12/2005

    EUREXUS

    Eurex US Rule 901
    In light of the launch of its new "Jumbo" 2-Year U.S. Treasury Note futures contract (FTN2)(Eurex US Rule 901A), effective January 12, 2005, Eurex US will terminate trading in all contract months for existing 2-Year U.S. Treasury Note futures contracts (FTNS)(Eurex US Rule 901) in which there is no open interest, including the June and Sep '05 2-Year U.S. Treasury Note futures contracts (FTNS)(Eurex US Rule 901).

    01/11/2005

    01/11/2005

    CME

    Amendment to Cross-Margining Program.

    01/11/2005

    01/11/2005

    EUREXUS

    Amend supplement to U.S. Treasury Complex incentive program.
    Eurex US has made some amendments to its supplemental incentive program for its U.S. Treasury Complex.

    01/11/2005

    01/11/2005

    CBOT

    Early listing of August and September 2006 Soybean, mini-sized Soybean, Soybean Oil and Soybean Meal futures.

    01/10/2005

    01/11/2005

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Gold and Copper Option Contracts.

    01/07/2005

    01/10/2005

    HEDGESTREET

    Amendment to HedgeStreet's Junior Market Making Program.

    01/07/2005

    01/07/2005

    CME

    Revisions to the Goldman Sachs Commodity Index Normalizing Constant for 2005.

    01/07/2005

    01/06/2005

    CME

    Composition of CME X-Fund Index Futures Contracts.

    01/05/2005

    01/06/2005

    HEDGESTREET

    Implementation of Junior Market Maker Program.

    01/05/2005

    01/05/2005

    EUREX US

    Eurex US has added new Rules 920-921.
    Eurex US plans to launch new futures contracts on Russell ® 1000 and Russell ® 2000 stock price indexes on February 4, 2005.

    01/05/2005

    01/05/2005

    CME

    Rule 557.B. Execution of Orders
    Technical clarification to the CME Globex ® Order Entry Quantity Limits.

    01/04/2005

    01/05/2005

    EUREX US

    Eurex US Rules 901A, 909, and 910 have been added and Eurex US Rules 408, 415-418, and 905 have been amended.
    Eurex US plans to launch new futures and options on a "Jumbo" 2-Year and 3-Year U.S. Treasury Notes on January 31, 2005.

    01/04/2005

    01/04/2005

    NYMEX

    Supplement No. 2, "Licensed Warehouses for Copper" of the Grade 1 Copper futures Contract.
    The approved amendment delists the warehouse facility operated by Madison Warehouse Corporation at 4600 Goodfellow Blvd., St. Louis, MO as an Exchange Licensed Warehouse for Copper. There are no copper cathodes stored in this facility.

    01/04/2005

    01/04/2005

    NYMEX

    Supplement No. 1, "Official List of Approved Brands and Markings" of the Grade 1 Copper Futures Contract.
    The approved amendment adds the copper brand "MET" produced by Minera El Tesoro as acceptable for delivery against the Grade 1 Copper Futures Contract.

    01/03/2005

    01/04/2005

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Gold and Copper Option Contracts.

    01/03/2005

    01/04/2005

    MGEX

    Rules 1402.00., 1404.00. and 1404.01., and Resolution 2101.00.C.
    Amended Rules 1402, 1404 and 1404.01, and Resolution 2101.00.C to clarify expiration day and time of Spring Wheat options.

    01/03/2005

    01/04/2005

    HEDGESTREET

    Rule 12.10(b) and (c)
    Changing the Source Agency on Gold Contracts.