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05.19.12

Expanded Electronic Hours for CBOT Grains and Oilseeds to Start Sunday, May 20

New CME Globex Hours for CBOT Grains, Oilseeds and Ethanol to Start Sunday,
May 20 for Monday, May 21 Trade Date

We have received regulatory approvals to proceed with expanded electronic
trading of CBOT Grain, Oilseed and Ethanol contracts on CME Globex. The new
hours will be effective this Sunday, May 20 for first trade date Monday, May
21, 2012, as follows:

* Sundays to Fridays: 5:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Central Time / CT on CME Globex

Additional Facts

* Daily settlements will continue to be based on the 1:15 p.m. CT close
* Futures and options expiration times will not change

Affected Products

* CBOT Corn, Wheat, Soybeans, Soybean Oil, Soybean Meal, Oats and
Rough Rice
* CBOT Ethanol
* Mini-sized Grains
* Calendar Spread Options (CSOs), Weekly Ag Options, Wheat-Corn Spread
Options and Soybean-Corn Price Ratio Options.

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The information contained herein is from sources believed to be reliable, but we can not guarantee either its accuracy or completeness. The information is provided for informational purposes only. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as a recommendation to buy or sell commodity futures or options on futures.

 

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