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Industry Filings

  • April 2005 Filings by Designated Contract Markets (DCMs)

    Date of Letter

    Date Filed

    DCM

    Description

    04/29/2005

    04/29/2005

    NYMEX

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

    04/29/2005

    05/03/2005

    EUREXUS

    Amendments to U.S. Treasury Complex incentive program.

    04/29/2005

    05/02/2005

    CME

    Rule 37102.G.
    Technical clarification to Chapter 371 E-Mini Russell 1000 Index futures Termination of Trading rule.

    04/29/2005

    04/29/2005

    CME

    Composition of CME X-Fund Index Futures contracts.

    04/29/2005

    04/29/2005

    CBOT

    Appendix 9B-3
    Add e-cbot no-bust range for CBOT South American Soybean futures.

    04/28/2005

    04/28/2005

    NYMEX

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

    04/27/2005

    04/27/2005

    NYMEX

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

    04/27/2005

    04/27/2005

    CME

    Amendments to CME Rule 26002.B. Cash Settlement for the Russian Ruble futures contract and the addition of an Interpretation to Chapter 260 - Russian ruble Futures.
    Amendments to the CME/EMTA Russian Ruble Reference Rate Methodology necessitated associated changes to the CME Russian Ruble futures contract to (1) better reflect current conventions in the Russian ruble/U.S. dollar spot market and (2) minimize the basis risk for customers holding positions in both non-deliverable forward (NDF) Russian ruble positions and the CME Russian ruble futures, when the CME/EMTA Reference Rate is unavailable. [Posted document replaces 04/27 filing.]

    04/27/2005

    04/27/2005

    CBOT

    Rule Number 1007.02
    Enable Modified Closing Calls for options in the open auction environment.

    04/27/2005

    04/27/2005

    CBOT

    Market Maker Program for CBOT Ethanol Futures.

    04/27/2005

    04/27/2005

    KCBT

    KCBT Rule 918.00
    Value Line stock index futures and options contracts - Error Trade Policy - No Bust Range.

    04/27/2005

    04/27/2005

    KCBT

    KCBT Resolution 24-2451.00-1
    Value Line stock index futures Market Maker Program

    04/26/2005

    04/26/2005

    CME

    Rule certification for Foreign Exchange Futures Block Trading Minimum Order Size.

    04/26/2005

    04/26/2005

    CME

    Rule Numbers – 20201, 20203.D., 20205.A.
    Amendments to measurement procedures used in ethanol

    04/22/2005

    04/22/2005

    CME

    E-mini Russell 1000 ® Market Maker Program. [See Also: CME 04/14/2005]

    04/22/2005

    04/22/2005

    CME

    CME issued a regulatory advisory regarding Rule 530 and made changes to its headset policy in the Interest Rate quadrant.

    04/21/2005

    04/21/2005

    NYMEX

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

    04/21/2005

    04/21/2005

    NYBOT

    Amendments to Rules 2.03, 2.21 and 2.23.
    Amendments provide a 45 day grace period for former members to reapply and automatically be readmitted.

    04/21/2005

    04/21/2005

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers 1743.01, 1744.01, 1749.03, 1756.01, 1781.01, and Appendix 4E.
    Technical amendments that will ensure that load-out specifications for deliveries are consistent with relevant cash market practices and facilitate review of regular facility financial reporting for CBOT South American Soybean futures.

    04/20/2005

    04/20/2005

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – COMEX Rule 104.42
    Effective April 25,2005, the amendments rectify an inconsistency between the language of the existing rule and how copper market-on-close orders are typically placed during regular trading hours; clearly define the rights and responsibilities of floor broker and customer when holding a market-on-close order; and matched order pricing was conformed to existing COMEX settlement procedures.

    04/19/2005

    04/19/2005

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – NYMEX Rules 9.26, 9.27 and 9.34
    Effective April 24, 2005, for trade date April 25, 2005, these amendments include the addition of position limits, accountability levels and reporting levels for sixteen new Natural Gas Index and Swing Futures Contracts.

    04/18/2005

    04/18/2005

    PBOT

    Fee Schedule amendments waiving certain transaction charges and floor brokerage assessments through September 1, 2005.

     

    04/18/2005

    04/18/2005

    NYMEX

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

    04/15/2005

    04/15/2005

    CFE

    Rule Numbers – 408
    Revises CFE’s market data rule.

    04/15/2005

    04/15/2005

    CFE

    Revised CFE Fee Schedule.

    04/15/2005

    04/14/2005

    CME

    Composition of CME X-Fund Index Futures contracts.

    04/14/2005

    04/14/2005

    CME

    E-mini Russell 1000® Market Maker Program. [See Also: CME 04/22/2005]

    04/14/2005

    04/14/2005

    NYBOT

    Rule Numbers – Amendments to Rules 4.11, 8.58, 9.48, 11.29, 11.49, 12.29 and 23.58.
    Amendments restore missing language and conform rules to current procedures.

    04/14/2005

    04/14/2005

    NYBOT

    Rule Numbers – Amendments to Rule 11.00 and Sugar Resolution No. 4
    Amendments provide that par polarization under the Sugar No. 11 futures contract is 96 degrees and correct the use of geographic terminology.

    04/14/2005

    04/14/2005

    NYBOT

    Rule Numbers – Amendments to Rules 8.01 and 8.10 and Coffee Appendixes I and II.

    04/14/2005

    04/14/2005

    NYBOT

    Rule Numbers - Amendments to Rules 7.05, 7.15, 7.21 and 7.23 and Coffee Resolution No. 1 and Cocoa Resolution No. 5.
    Amendments provided a procedure for resolving conflicts between local laws and Exchange warehouse procedures, conform licensing fee payment provisions to current practice and to state specifically the contract rules to be followed when moving certificated stock.

    04/14/2005

    04/14/2005

    NYMEX

    Amended Rule Certification – Effective March 29, 2005, NYMEX will be implementing the terms of the Tiered Volume Market Maker Program, a new incentive program at its branch trading floor in Dublin, Ireland.

    04/14/2005

    04/14/2005

    NYMEX

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

    04/13/2005

    04/14/2005

    HEDGESTREET

    Amendment to the HedgeStreet “Refer-A-Friend” Program.

    04/13/2005

    04/13/20005

    OCC

    Rule Numbers- SR-OCC-2005-05
    The proposed rule change would add or correct cross-references by making technical changes to Article VIII, Section 5 and Rule 910.

    04/13/2005

    04/13/2005

    EUREXUS

    Rule Numbers – Eurex US is publishing a bulletin on ‘intrafirm’ trading.

    04/12/2005

    04/13/2005

    HEDGESTREET

    HedgeStreet offers "Refer-A-Friend" Program.

    04/11/2005

    04/11/2005

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers – 425.01
    Establish speculative position limits and reportable position levels for CBOT South American Soybean futures.

    04/08/2005

    04/08/2005

    EUREXUS

    Rule Numbers – Eurex US Rules 416, 905-908, 920 and 921
    Eurex US is making some minor administrative amendments to its rules.

    04/08/2005

    04/08/2005

    NYMEX

    Listing of COMEX Gold Options on NYMEX ACCESS®.

    04/08/2005

    04/08/2005

    NYMEX

    Exchange Rule 3.43
    Effective April 11, 2005, the amendments clearly denote the appropriate rule number for each Division in referencing the requirements for Settlement Price Committee appointments [i.e., COMEX Rule 104.89 and NYMEX Rule 6.51(B)]. This reference was inadvertently omitted at the time COMEX Rule 104.89 was implemented in November 2004 allowing for Staff participation on the Settlement Committees.

    04/08/2005

    04/08/2005

    NYMEX

    Exchange Rule 3.13
    Effective April 11, 2005, the amendments increase the number of Public Committee Members serving on the Business Conduct Committee from one to two, per panel, and that the two Public Committee Members would be required to be in attendance to constitute a quorum.

    04/08/2005

    04/08/2005

    NYMEX

    Supplement No 1, "Official List of Approved Brands and Markings" of the Aluminum Futures Contract.
    The approved amendment adds the "Alouette" aluminum brand produced by Aluminerie Alouette Inc. as acceptable for delivery against the Aluminum Futures Contract.

    04/08/2005

    04/08/2005

    NYMEX

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

    04/07/2005

    04/07/2005

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – NYMEX Rules 6.40B, 6.40D and 6.52
    Effective April 8, 2005, NYMEX is incorporating Gasoil into the list of contract eligible to be traded at settlement. Gasoil has been added to the list of contracts settling in accordance with markers and five-minute markers occurring in the time period leading up to 5:30 p.m. Dublin/London time. Additionally, crosstrading will be permissible for Brent Crude Oil and Gasoil trading at settlement.

    04/07/2005

    04/07/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rule 11.63
    Effective April 8, 2005, the rule amendments establish for the Brent Crude Oil and Northwest Europe Gasoil Futures Contracts a range of prices within which trades executed in error on ACCESS will not be subject to cancellation.

    04/07/2005

    04/07/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rule 6.41
    Effective April 8, 2005, the rule amendments permit a floor member or NYMEX European Permittee having an order from another person to take the opposite side of a NYMEX Northwest Europe Gasoil futures transaction for an account in which he has a proprietary interest, provided such person has received the customer's prior written consent, and is executed in accordance with NYMEX rules.

    04/07/2005

    04/07/2005

    CME

    Additional contract month listings for Mexican Peso and South African Rand Options.

    04/07/2005

    04/07/2005

    CBOT

    Advisory notice providing a statement of current Exchange requirements relative to Exchange for Physical, Exchange for Swap and Exchange for Risk transactions.

    04/06/2005

    04/07/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rules 9.26, 9.27 and 9.34
    Effective April 8, 2005, these amendments include the addition of the accountability level, position limit, and reportable level for the Northwest Europe Gasoil Contract.

    04/06/2005

    04/06/2005

    CBOT

    Advisory notice providing a statement of current Exchange policy on off-Exchange matching of orders initiated by proprietary traders.

    04/04/2005

    04/04/2005

    KCBT

    Rule Numbers – KCBT Rules 2411.00, 2412.00, 2417.02, 2611.01, 2611.01, 2612.00 and Resolution 11 – 1160.00-1
    Value Line stock index futures and options contracts – Contract size (multiplier), minimum price fluctuation (tick size) and margin rates.

    04/04/2005

    04/04/2005

    NYMEX

    Revised NYMEX OTC Broker Incentive Program.

    04/04/2005

    04/04/2005

    CME

    Rule Numbers – Rule 443.B.
    Nonmaterial revision to CME Rule 443.B. (Subsequent Violations Following a Warning Letter).

    04/01/2005

    04/04/2005

    NYMEX

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

    04/01/2005

    04/04/2005

    CME

    Notification of the listing for trading of the July 2005 serial contract month for the CME Euro FX and Japanese Yen European-style options.