Platinum 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 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|
One Platinum futures contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange is 50 troy ounces.
$0.10 (10¢) per troy ounce ($5.00 per contract).
Trading terminates at the close of business on the third business day prior to the end of the delivery month.
In fulfillment of each contract, the seller must deliver 50 troy ounces (±7%) of 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.