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Harmonized Trading Hours on Dow Jones Equity Index


From the CME:

Effective Sunday, January 13: Harmonized Trading Hours on Dow Jones Equity Index Products
Legacy CBOT Dow Jones Index contracts will begin trading on the CME Globex platform on Sunday, January 13, 2008 (for trade date of Monday, January 14, 2008). Simultaneous with the migration to CME Globex, we will harmonize the Dow Jones Index contracts' trading hours with those of other CME Group equity contracts.


Current Hours New Hours Jan 13, 2008
RTH ETH RTH ETH

Emini Dow ($5) n/a 6:15pm n/a 3:30pm - 4:30pm (Mon/Thu)
to 4:00pm & 5:00pm - 3:15pm
shut down 4:30pm to 5:00pm
Sun & Hols 5:00pm to 3:15pm

Dow ($10) 7:20am 6:15pm 8:30am 3:30pm - 4:30pm (Mon/Thu)
to 3:15pm to 7:00am to 3:15pm & 5:00pm - 3:15pm
shut down 4:30pm to 5:00pm
Sun & Hols 5:00pm to 8:15am

Big Dow ($25) n/a 6:15pm n/a 3:30pm - 4:30pm (Mon/Thu)
to 4:00pm n/a & 5:00pm - 3:15pm
shut down 4:30pm to 5:00pm
Sun & Hols 5:00pm to 3:15pm

DJ Real Estate n/a 6:15pm n/a 3:30pm - 4:30pm (Mon/Thu)
to 4:00pm n/a & 5:00pm - 3:15pm
shut down 4:30pm to 5:00pm
Sun & Hols 5:00pm to 3:15pm


Overnight daily price limit change on legacy Dow Jones Index contracts
On January 13, 2008, CME Group will change the overnight price limit for the Dow Jones Index contracts from the current limit of 10% to 5%, which is consistent with other CME Group equity index products.