Asian Platinum Futures

 
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The chart to the left shows front-month prices for asian platinum futures traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange under ticker symbol QR in U.S. dollars and cents per gram.[1]

Delivery Dates

Asian Platinum futures are delivered every year in January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (all months).[1]

The following is a table with Asian Platinum futures delivery dates and resultant tickers for 2009. For an explanation on commodity tickers see commodity ticker construction.

Delivery Month Full Ticker Symbol Thomson-Reuters Symbol
January, 2009QRF9QR/F9-NM
February, 2009QRG9QR/G9-NM
March, 2009QRH9QR/H9-NM
April, 2009QRJ9QR/J9-NM
May, 2009QRK9QR/K9-NM
June, 2009QRM9QR/M9-NM
July, 2009QRN9QR/N9-NM
August, 2009QRQ9QR/Q9-NM
September, 2009QRU9QR/U9-NM
October, 2009QRV9QR/V9-NM
November, 2009QRX9QR/X9-NM
December, 2009QRZ9QR/Z9-NM


Contract Specifications

Contract Size

One Asian Platinum futures contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange is 500 grams.[1]

Tick Value

$0.01 per gram.[1]

Daily Price Limit

None.[1]

Trading Hours

  • On the CME Globex electronic platform: 6:00 PM Sundays through 5:15 PM Fridays, with a 45-minute break each day between 5:15 PM and 6:00 PM, New York Time.[1]

Last Trading Day

Trading terminates at the close of business on the third to last business day of the month preceding the named contract month.[1]

Deliverable Grades

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.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 The New York Mercantile Exchange's contract specification for Asian Platinum futures
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