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Soybean futures are delivered every year in January, March, May, July, August, September, & November.
The following is a table with soybean 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 Soybean futures contract on the Chicago Board of Trade is 5,000 bushels.
$0.70 per bushel expandable to $1.05 and then to $1.60 when the market closes at limit bid or limit offer. There shall be no price limits on the current month contract on or after the second business day preceding the first day of the delivery month.
Trading of Soybean futures contracts on the Chicago Board of Trade ends on the business day prior to the 15th calendar day of the contract month.
Deliverable Soybean grades for futures contracts on the Chicago Board of Trade are: #2 Yellow at contract price, #1 Yellow at a 6 cent/bushel premium, #3 Yellow at a 6 cent/bushel discount.