Changes Made to HRW Wheat Trading Hours
May 17, 2012
The Kansas City Board of Trade announces a modification to the previously announced expansion of electronic trading hours for the KCBT's flagship hard red winter wheat futures and options contracts.
In coordination with the CME Group®, the KCBT has withdrawn its earlier submission with the CFTC for extended trading hours and filed a new rule submission setting forth daily (Sunday through Friday) extended electronic trading hours of 5:00 pm to 2:00 pm CT for Hard Red Winter Wheat futures and options.
The effective date of the new extended trading hours will be coordinated with and announced by CME Group®.
Daily settlements will continue to be based on the 1:15 p.m. CT close each day.
Wheat futures and wheat options will continue to trade by open outcry from 9:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.
The Kansas City Board of Trade is a for-profit corporation organized under the laws of Delaware. The KCBT, founded in 1856, is the world's largest futures market for hard red winter wheat. Daily quotes, market commentary, historical data and charting services are available on our website at www.kcbt.com