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Industry Filings

  • August 2005 Filings by Designated Contract Markets (DCMs)

    Date of Letter

    Date Filed

    DCM

    Description

     

    08/31/2005

    09/01/2005

    NYMEX

    The RVP requirement for September 1 through 15, 2005 as specified in NYMEX Rule 190.03(A)(4) will not be applicable during this period.

    08/31/2005

    08/31/2005

    NYMEX

    Notification of Extension of Delivery Period for the August 2005 NYMEX Natural Gas Contract.

    08/31/2005

    08/31/2005

    NYBOT

    Emergency action for the September 2005 Coffee "C" futures contract ("UKC").

    08/31/2005

    08/31/2005

    KCBT

    KCBT Rule 905.00 Electronic Trading System Trading Hours.

    08/30/2005

    08/30/2005

    CFE

    Updated CFE Fee Schedule.

    08/29/2005

    08/29/2005

    NYBOT

    Amendments to Rule 8.15. Amendments clarify action to be taken with respect to a force majeure situation in Coffee "C".

    08/26/2005

    08/26/2005

    NYMEX

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

    08/25/2005

    08/25/2005

    NYMEX

    The Exchange is delisting NYMEX ClearPort(sm) Gasoline Swaps Contract months beyond December 2006, effective immediately. The affected contracts are: New York Harbor Gasoline Calendar Swap (MS), New York Harbor Gasoline Crack Spread Swap (UK), New York Harbor Gasoline vs. Heating Oil Spread Swap (MR), and New York Harbor Gasoline Up-Down Swap(UU).

    08/25/2005

    08/25/2005

    NYMEX

    Notification of Migration of Listing of Trading of certain Futures contracts from NYMEX to New NYMEX Affiliate in London.

    08/23/2005

    08/24/2005

    NYMEX

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

    08/22/2005

    08/22/2005

    EUREXUS

    Rules 415-417
    Effective August 24, 2005, Eurex US is amending its rules to establish, among other things, a block trade size and basis trade and EFS functionality for the exchange's new Foreign Currency Futures Contracts. The block trade size for Foreign Currency Futures Contracts will be 50-lots. Eurex US will monitor its Foreign Currency Futures markets and will make periodic adjustments to the block trade size, if necessary, to ensure that the block trade size is appropriate. It should also be noted that basis trades in foreign Currency Futures Contracts will be transacted and published in accordance with the rules and procedures of The Clearing Corporation.

    08/22/2005

    08/22/2005

    CBOT

    Revised pre-holiday early close time for electronic trading in CBOT financial contracts on Friday, September 2, 2005.

    08/19/2005

    08/18/2005

    CME

    Composition of CME X-Fund Index Futures contracts. (Amended Submission)

    08/17/2005

    08/17/2005

    CBOT

    Rule Number 221.00
    Clarify the extent of member lessors' potential liability for claims against their delegates (lessees).

    08/17/2005

    08/17/2005

    CBOT

    Discontinuance of trading authorization for CBOT Bund, Bobl and Schatz contracts.

    08/16/2005

    08/17/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rule 6.12B
    Effective August 22, 2005, new NYMEX Rule 6.21B, Inter-Exchange Arbitrage Transactions, will permit submission of negotiated transactions of 50 contracts or more in the NYMEX Crude Oil futures contract solely in connection with contemporaneous and economically equivalent arbitrage in futures contracts on another board of trade.

    08/17/2005

    08/17/2005

    CBOT

    Rule Number 425.01
    Reduce the reportable position level for South American Soybean futures.

    08/17/2005

    08/17/2005

    CBOT

    Rule Number 221.00
    Clarify the extent of member lessors' potential liability for claims against their delegates (lessees).

    08/17/2005

    08/17/2005

    CBOT

    Discontinuance of trading authorization for CBOT Bund, Bobl and Schatz contracts.

    08/16/2005

    08/16/2005

    NYMEX

    COMEX Division Rule 104.46
    Effective Wednesday, August 16, 2005, the Exchange is decreasing the reportable requirements for Copper from its present level of 100 lots to 25 lots.

    08/12/2005

    08/15/2005

    NYMEX

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

    08/12/2005

    08/12/2005

    NYMEX

    Rule 205.04
    The Brent Crude Oil Index used for the final settlement of the NYMEX Brent Crude Oil Contract will be based on cash market information collected on termination day, and will utilize only cargo cash deals and price indications compiled by three price reporting services (Argus, ICIS-LOR, and Reuters).

    08/10/2005

    08/10/2005

    NYMEX

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

    08/09/2005

    08/11/2005

    EUREXUS

    Eurex US is implementing a trading incentive program in its Russell® 1000 and Russell 2000 futures contract markets.

    08/09/2005

    08/09/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rules 9.26, 9.27, and 9.34.
    Effective for trade date August 15, 2005, these amendments include the addition of position limits, accountability levels, and reporting levels for eight new Electricity Futures Contracts.

    08/08/2005

    08/08/2005

    NYMEX

    Supplement No. 3, "Licensed Weighmasters for Copper" of the Grade 1 Copper Futures Contract.
    The approved amendment changes the name of the Licensed Weighmaster for Copper from SGS Commercial Testing & Engineering Co. to SGS North America Inc., Mineral Services Division.

    08/08/2005

    08/08/2005

    NYMEX

    Supplement No. 1, "Official List of Approved Brands and Markings" of the Grade 1 Copper Futures Contract.
    The approved amendments change the production status of the following copper brands produced by BPH Billiton Inc. to no longer produced: (1) BHP Copper and (2) BHP Copper/SXEW.

    08/05/2005

    08/05/2005

    CFE

    CFE Policy and Procedure V. Revises CFE's Russell Index Futures Market Maker Program.

    08/05/2005

    08/05/2005

    CFE

    CFE Rules 1502(k) and 1602(k).
    Revises the "no-bust range" for CFE's Mini-Russell 2000 Index and Russell 1000 Index futures contracts.

    08/05/2005

    08/05/2005

    CME

    Composition of CME X-Fund Index Futures contracts.

    08/04/2005

    08/05/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rule 6.40B
    Effective August 8, 2005, the Exchange has extended the Trading at Settlement (TAS) program for Heating Oil and Unleaded Gasoline until further notice.

    08/04/2005

    08/05/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rules 4.01 and 4.03
    Effective August 8, 2005, the amendments to Rule 4.01 conform minor differences regarding the requirements, across both NYMEX and COMEX Divisions, for customers to post with their Clearing Members similar instruments when meeting margin requirements. General housekeeping amendments were made as well. Amendments to Rule 4.03 eliminate the ability of clearing Members to make unsecured loans to their customers for the purpose of meeting margin requirements on COMEX products. Instead, the rule requires that such loans must be secured as is currently allowed for NYMEX products.

    08/04/2005

    08/05/2005

    NYMEX

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

    08/03/2005

    08/03/2005

    NYMEX

    COMEX Rule 104.36
    Effective August 8, 2005, the amendment to COMEX Rule 104.36, Exchanges for Physicals, and the accompanying commentary to the Rule, prohibits EFPs made "in connection with" offsetting physical transactions during RTH.

    08/03/2005

    08/03/2005

    NYMEX

    Exchange Rule 3.10
    Effective September 1, 2005, the amendments increase the number of Public Committee Members serving on the Adjudication Committees form one to two, per panel, and that two Public Committee Members would be required to be in attendance to constitute a quorum.

    08/02/2005

    08/02/2005

    CME

    585. GLOBEX® Call Market Trading Algorithm
    (1) Technical amendments to GLOBEX Call Market Trading Algorithm rules requiring the issuance of "Request for Quote" in certain situations and (2) Eurodollar Options trading pursuant to Rule 585 to be integrated into regular GLOBEX network.

    08/02/2005

    08/03/2005

    CFE

    CFE Rules 1602(d) and 2002(d).
    Revises the position limits for CFE's Mini-Russell 1000 Index and Russell 1000 Index futures contracts.

    08/02/2005

    08/03/2005

    CFE

    CFE Policy and Procedure III.
    Revises CFE's error trade policy.

    08/01/2005

    08/01/2005

    NYMEX

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

    08/01/2005

    08/01/2005

    CME

    Rule 230.j., Rule 552.B. and Rule 912
    CME made rule changes relating to its Board of Director's rule and clearing member approval practices.