50 troy ounces.
U.S. dollars and cents per troy ounce.
Trading Hours (All times are New York time)
Open outcry trading is conducted from 8:20 AM to 1:05 PM.
Electronic trading is conducted from 6:00 PM until 5:15 PM via
the CME Globex® trading platform, Sunday through Friday. There is a 45-minute break each day between 5:15PM (current trade
date) and 6:00 PM (next trade date).
Trading is conducted over 15 months, beginning with the current month and the next two consecutive months before
moving into the quarterly cycle of January, April, July, and October.
Minimum Price Fluctuation
$0.10 (10¢) per troy ounce ($5.00 per contract).
Last Trading Day
at the close of business on the third business day prior to the end of the delivery month.
Delivery notice may be given by the seller
to the Exchange on the last business day preceding the delivery month or any subsequent business day up to the third business
day prior to the end of the delivery month. The basis of delivery is the settlement price on the day the delivery notice is
of Futures for Physicals (EFP)
The buyer or seller in a cash market transaction may exchange a futures position for a physical position of approximately
equal quantity. EFPs may be used to either initiate or liquidate a futures position.
Grade and Quality Specifications
In fulfillment of each contract, the seller
must deliver 50 troy ounces (±7%) of platinum not less than .9995 fineness, with no single piece weighing less than
10 ounces. Each contract unit may consist of ingots or plates, each incised with the lot or bar number, weight, grade, name,
or logo of the assayer, and symbol identifying the metal.
Platinum may be delivered in packaged or unpackaged form. If packaged, the package must be sealed by an Exchange-approved
assayer or producer of an approved brand so that it cannot be opened without destroying the seal. The package must bear the
lot or bar number, weight, grade, name, or logo of the assayer or approved brand mark, and the symbol of the metal.
Inspection must be made by an Exchange-approved
assayer. Assay certificates are valid provided the metal covered is thereby passed directly from the assayer to an Exchange-approved
depository by means of an Exchange-approved carrier.
Position Accountability Levels and Limits
Any one month/all months: 1,500 net futures, but not to exceed 150 contracts from the beginning
of the business day prior to the first notice day for any delivery month.
Margins are required for open futures positions.