CBOT Grain Futures Only Moving To 21 Hour Trade Day
May 17, 2012
In response to "significant feedback" from producers, ranchers, commercial traders, and end-users, the CME group has scrapped plans to go to a 22 hour trade day. Their new plan to remain competitive with the ICE exchange's CBOT based contracts is a 21 hour trade day with a market close between 2:00PM and 5:00PM CST.
(full text of the announcement here)
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