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Heating Oil futures are delivered every year in January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (all months).
The following is a table with Heating Oil 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|
One Heating Oil futures contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange is 42,000 U.S. gallons (1,000 barrels).
$0.0001 (0.01¢) per gallon ($4.20 per contract).
$0.25 per gallon ($10,500 per contract) for all months. If any contract is traded, bid, or offered at the limit for five minutes, trading is halted for five minutes. When trading resumes, the limit is expanded by $0.25 per gallon in either direction. If another halt were triggered, the market would continue to be expanded by $0.25 per gallon in either direction after each successive five-minute trading halt. There will be no maximum price fluctuation limits during any one trading session.
Trading terminates at the close of business on the last business day of the month preceding the delivery month.
Generally conforms to industry standards for fungible No. 2 heating oil.