ICE trading hours cut, mostly softs

Discussion in 'Commodity Futures' started by osorico, Nov 20, 2008.


    Nov 19 (Reuters) - ICE Futures U.S., a wholly-owned subsidiary of IntercontinentalExchange Inc (ICE.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz), said Tuesday it will change electronic trading hours for certain agricultural futures and options contracts.

    ICE said it has reduced the trading hours by 30 minutes for some agricultural products and the RJ-CRB index. Trading will end at 2:45 p.m. EST (1945 GMT). Those products used to trade until 3:15 pm EST. The change is effective with the start of trading on Monday, December 1, 2008.

    This applies to Cocoa, Coffee "C" and Robusta Coffee, Cotton No. 2, FCOJ, Sugar No. 11, Sugar No. 14, Sugar No. 16, RJ-CRB Index, and CCI Index, ICE said in a statement on Tuesday. (Reporting by Bangalore Newsroom; Editing by Jarshad Kakkrakandy)
  2. Some people in New York City want to be able to get out of the office sooner and beat the rush hour traffic home. :cool: