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Industry Filings

  • April 2004 Filings by Designated Contract Markets (DCMs)

    Date of Letter

    Date Filed

    DCM

    Description

    04/28/2004

     

    CBOT

    Extend, through December 31, 2004, the designation of 10-Yr & 5-Yr. Interest Rate Swap futures and options for trading at the established minimum size threshold of 2,000 contracts on an outright basis

    04/28/2004

     

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers - NYMEX Division Rules 11.03, 11.08, 11.31 and 11.33
    The amendments will allow an affiliate of a Member Firm to submit orders on behalf of its affiliates on the Exchange.s electronic trading platforms.

    04/28/2004

    04/28/2004

    NYMEX

    Rule 200.12
    The attached rule amendment to the NYMEX Light Sweet Crude Oil Contract under Rule 200.12 adjusts the discount from 30 cents to 55 cents for delivery of Osenberg Blend crude oil against the NYMEX Light Sweet Crude Oil Futures Contract. The rule amendment will become effective on June 1,2004.

    04/28/2004

    04/28/2004

    NYMEX

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

    04/28/2004

    04/28/2004

    CBOT

    Extension of enrollment and fee incentive periods for the Exchange's existing Electronic Permit Program

    04/27/2004

     

    CSCE and NYCE

    Merger of CSCE and NYCE into NYBOT and accompanying transfer of contract market designations (Consolidated NYBOT Rule book), to be effective COB June 9, 2004. Other aspects of this transfer were submitted for CFTC approval. Chapter 1 Definitions; Chapter 2 Membership; Chapter 3 Committees; Chapter 4 Floor Trading; Chapter 5 Margin Rules; Chapter 6 Regulatory; Chapter 7 Licensing; Chapter 8 Coffee C Rules; Chapter 9 Cocoa Rules; Chapter 10 Cotton No 2 Rules; Chapter 11 Sugar 11 Rules; Chapter 12 Ethanol Rules; Chapter 13 FCOJ Rules; Chapter 14 Sugar 14 Rules; Chapter 15 USDX Rules; Chapter 16 Currency Rules; Chapter 17 Reuters CRB Rules; Chapter 18 NYSE Composite Rules; Chapter 19 Russell Contract Rules; Chapter 20 Arbitration; Chapter 21 Disciplinary Rules; and Chapter 22 Standing Resolutions.

    04/27/2004

    04/28/2004

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Division Rule 9.27, Expiration and Current Delivery Month Position Limits
    The amendments pertain to the revision of spot month position limits for ClearPortsm for Cash-Settled Natural Gas Products.

    04/22/2004

    04/23/2004

    CBOT

    CBOT Rule 1081.01(3)
    Allow for acceptance of treasury securities as collateral for Corn and Soybean Shipping Certificates

    04/22/2004

    04/23/2004

    CBOT

    Establish an Electronic Market Maker program in the electronic market for CBOT Bund, Bobl and Schatz futures

    04/22/2004

    04/23/2004

    CBOT

    CBOT Rules XX04.01, XX06.01, XX36.01, 425.01, 425.14
    Clarify the unit of trading, specify a modified pricing convention and establish speculative position limits for CBOT When Issued 2-Year U.S. Treasury Note futures

    04/22/2004

    04/22/2004

    NYMEX

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

    04/22/2004

    04/22/2004

    CME

    CME Rule 408A01.E.
    Exercise Prices Increase only the May Paris-Orly, France (WMO 07149) Option intervals from 100 points to 150. Decrease the strike prices from 50 to 10.

    04/21/2004

    04/22/2004

    CME

    Amendment to a header for CME Chapter 7 -Delivery Facilities and Procedures - CLS Currency Deliveries
    Deletion of a Chapter 7 "CLS Currency Deliveries" header parenthetical statement.

    04/21/2004

    04/21/2004

    CBOT

    CBOT Appendix 9B-3
    Add e-cbot no-bust ranges for CBOT Bund, Bobl and Schatz futures and expand the no-bust range for agricultural futures

    04/19/2004

    04/20/2004

    NYMEX

    Approved Amendment to Supplement No. 1,"Official List of Approved Brands and Markings" of the Aluminum Futures Contract.
    The approved amendment changes the brand name of the aluminum T-bars produced by Alcoa-Aluminiere deDeschambault S.E.N.C. from "LAURALCO" to "DESCHAMBAULT". The aluminum T-bars branded "LAUALCO" will continue to be acceptable for delivery against the Aluminum Futures Contract.

    04/19/2004

    04/20/2004

    NYMEX

    Supplement No. 1, "Official List of Approved Refiners and Brands" of the Gold Futures Contract.
    The approved amendment changes the production status of the gold bars branded "HOMESTAKE MINING COMPANY" produced by Homestake Mining Company to no longer produced. They will continue to remain acceptable for delivery against the Gold Futures Contract.

    04/16/2004

    04/16/2004

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Gold, silver, Unleaded Gasoline and Natural Gas Spread Option Contracts

    04/14/2004

    04/14/2004

    CME

    CME Rules - Chapter 3 (Complete), Chapter 4(Complete), Rules 106, 106.K., 106.M., 106.P., 110, 513, 717,736, 923, 940 and 941.
    Revisions and updating made to Chapters 3 and 4 of the Rulebook.

    04/13/2004

    04/13/2004

    NYMEX

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

    04/08/2004

    04/08/2004

    CME

    Rule Numbers - 403A01.E., 405A01.E., 406A01.E., 407A01.E., 408A01.E., 409A01.E., Exercise Prices Revise strike intervals from 50 index points to 10 for all CME monthly and seasonal weather contracts and increase the range from 100 index points to 350 for all CME monthly weather contracts

    04/06/2004

    04/07/2004

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Gold, Silver and Natural Gas Option Contracts

    04/02/2004

    04/05/2004

    MGEX

    Rule Numbers . Rules 718.00. and719.00.
    Amended the rules to permit the exchange or transfer of futures in connection with risk (over-the-counter) transactions in all futures contracts.

    04/02/2004

    04/05/2004

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Gold, Silver and Natural Gas Option Contracts

    04/02/2004

    04/02/2004

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rules 90.07, 90.08 and 90.12 of the Platinum Futures Contract. NYMEX Rules 100.07, 100.08 and 100.12 of the Palladium Futures Contract.
    The approved amendments to both the Platinum and Palladium Contracts add an additional trading day and an additional delivery day during the delivery month and require the buyer to refund to the seller any prepaid storage charges which extend beyond the day of delivery up through the end of the delivery month. The approved amendments are effective December 20, 2004.