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Industry Filings

  • February 2004 Filings by Designated Contract Markets (DCMs)

    Date of Letter

    Date Filed

    DCM

    Description

    02/27/2004

    02/27/2004

    NYMEX

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

    02/26/2004

     

    U.S. Futures Exchange, L.L.C. (Eurex US)

    Eurex US Rules 507 and 901-908

    02/24/2004

    02/24/2004

    NYME

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Gold, Silver, Copper, Aluminum, Unleaded Gasoline and Natural Gas Option Contracts

    02/23/2004

    02/23/2004

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers – 444.01, 444.01B, 444.02, 1809.02, 2309.02, 2409.02, 2509.02
    Simplify cross-references concerning Exchange for Swap and Exchange for Risk transactions

    02/18/2004

    02/19/2004

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – COMEX Division Rule 4.46, Reporting Requirements, The amendments pertain to the submission and attestation to the Exchange of customer identification of the parties of EFP and EFS transactions via the daily large trader reporting system, which is consistent with reporting methodology used by the CFTC.

    02/18/2004

    02/19/2004

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Gold, Silver, Copper, Unleaded Gasoline, Heating Oil and Natural Gas Option Contracts.

    02/12/2004

    02/12/2004

    NYMEX

    New NYMEX Board of Directors Resolution
    The new resolution establishes a new permanent retail customer protection mechanism

    02/12/2004

    02/12/2004

    CFE

    516 Sets forth general margin requirements with respect to Customer accounts

    02/12/2004

    02/12/2004

    CFE

    418
    Adds disclaimer provisions with respect to index licensors for indexes underlying Contracts that are traded on CFE

    02/12/2004

    02/12/2004

    CFE

    415
    Sets forth additional reporting procedures for participants in Block Trades

    02/12/2004

    02/12/2004

    CFE

    403 and 501
    Sets forth a requirement that Trading Privilege Holders keep a record of messages (such as orders, bids, and offers) that are transmitted to the CBOE System by an Authorized Trader of a Trading Privilege Holder

    02/12/2004

    02/12/2004

    CFE

    305
    Requires each Trading Privilege Holder that is a non-NFA and non-CBOE member to update certain information on file at CFE

    02/12/2004

    02/12/2004

    CBOT

    Terminate trading in 10-Year and 5-Year Agency futures

    02/12/2004

    02/12/2004

    CBOT

    5106.01
    Reduce the tick size of CBOT 5-Year Interest Rate Swap futures

    02/12/2004

    02/12/2004

    CBOT

    1007.02
    Clarify the process by which CBOT settlement prices are determined

    02/12/2004

    02/12/2004

    CBOT

    Modifications to Electronic Permit Program

    02/11/2004

    02/12/2004

    NYMEX

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

    02/10/2004

    02/11/2004

    USFE

    Eurex US Rule 415(f) through (i)
    The rule change is self-explanatory and adds a new paragraph 415(f) that provides that members may not aggregate separate customer orders to meet the contract minimums set forth in Eurex US Rule 415(f), unless the Member meets the requirements set forth in the rule. The remaining changes are renumbered current 415(f) through (i) as 415(g) through (j).

    02/10/2004

    02/10/2004

    CBOT

    Temporary fee waiver program for electronically traded U.S. Treasury contracts

    02/06/2004

    02/09/2004

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers – Appendix 9B-3
    Add “no-bust” ranges for CBOT Total Market Index futures and CBOT mini-sized Dow futures options.

    02/06/2004

    02/09/2004

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers – 5401.01, 5405.01, 5407.01, 5407.02, 5410.01, 5414.01
    Update terminology and cross-references with respect to CBOT mini-sized Dow futures options.

    02/06/2004

    02/09/2004

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers – 5503.01, 5504.01, 5507.01, 5542.01
    Update terminology and remove obsolete provisions with respect to CBOT Dow Total Market Index futures.

    02/05/2004

    02/06/2004

    NYMEX

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

    02/05/2004

    02/06/2004

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – NYMEX Rule 6.40B
    The rule is being amended to extend generally the cutoff in TAS trading hours from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. for the NYMEX unleaded gasoline futures contract.

    02/05/2004

    Comments Received

    02/05/2004

    CME

    Rule Numbers – 10201 and 10203.A
    Changes to CME Feeder Cattle Index composition

    02/05/2004

    02/05/2004

    CME

    Rule Numbers – Interpretation of CME Rule 580 – GLOBEX TRADE ALGORITHMS
    CME Rule 560. RESTRICTIONS ON INTEREST RATE FUTURES TRADED ON GLOBEX
    First rule change is due to the appointment of a Lead Market Maker for the Consumer Price Index (CPI) futures. The second rule change imposes size restrictions on orders for CPI futures.

    02/05/2004

    02/05/2004

    CME

    Expand listing cycle for Class III Milk futures and options from 18 to 24 months.

    02/05/2004

    02/06/2004

    CME

    Rule Numbers – Amendments to CME Rules 26601.C. Price Increments, 266A01.C. Price Increments, 266A01.J. Exercise Prices, 26701.C. Price Increments, 267A01.C. Price Increments, 26801.C. Price Increments, 268A01.C. Price Increments, 31501.C. Quote Basis, 31501.D. Price Increments, 315A01.C. Price Increments, 31601.C. Quote Increments, 317A01.C. Price Increments
    Amendments to the full tick and half tick contract specifications for the East European foreign exchange futures and options contracts. Also, an amendment to the Czech Koruna Options on Futures Contract strike price interval.

    02/02/2004

    02/03/2004

    CME

    Rule Numbers – Amendment to Rule 260A01.J. Exercise Prices
    The amendment to Rule 260A01.J. Exercise Prices will change the exercise price interval for Russian ruble options from $0.0025 to $0.00025.