More Time to Trade Ethanol Contracts

Cindy Zimmerman

Early risers will now have a little more time to electronically trade futures contracts for ethanol on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT).

CBOTElectronic trading hours for CBOT grains, oilseeds and ethanol contracts will be expanded in the morning by one hour and fifteen minutes, until 7:15 a.m., starting July 1.

The new electronic trading hours will run from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 a.m. central time Sunday through Friday for futures and options on futures for full and mini-size where offered corn, wheat, soybeans, soymeal, soyoil, rice, oats and ethanol contracts. Daytime electronic and open outcry hours will remain from 9:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. weekdays.

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