Price limits on YM contracts:

Discussion in 'Index Futures' started by marketsurfer, Jan 2, 2007.

  1. marketsurfer

    marketsurfer Sponsor

    In accordance with Regulation 1008.01(D), the following daily price limits will be in effect for the CBOT® Dow Jones Industrial Averagesm (DJIA) Index futures and futures option contracts for the trading period from January 2, 2007 through March 31, 2007:

    CBOT ($10)
    Dow Jones
    Industrial
    Averagesm
    CBOT ($5)
    mini-sized Dow Jones Industrial Averagesm CBOT ($25) BIG Dow Jones Industrial Averagesm


    e-cbot


    10% Price Limits:
    1,250



    OpenOutcry e-CBOT e-CBOT


    10% Price Limits:
    1,250
    1,250
    1,250

    20% Price Limits:
    2,500
    2,500
    2,500

    30% Price Limits:
    3,700
    3,700
    3,700



    Inquiries about this notice should be directed to the following individuals in the Business Development Department:

    Gene Mueller
    (312) 435-4681
    gmueller@cbot.com

    Daniel Grombacher
    (312) 435-3787
    dgrombacher@cbot.com

    Jonathan Kronstein
    (312) 435-7162
    jkronstein@cbot.com

    Geoffrey Price
    (312) 347-5458
    gprice@cbot.com

    Frederick Sturm
    (312) 347-5235
    fsturm@cbot.com








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  2. Do the limits apply to the upside AND the downside? I believe the NYSE and CME limits are for the downside only.