|Global SMP Futures||Individual Contract Specification|
|Unit of Trading||1 tonne (MT)|
|Minimum Price Movement
(Tick Size and Value)
|USD5 per tonne (USD5)|
|Daily Price Limits||Contract Months 1-5 in the current Expiry Calendar: 10% above or below the previous Trading Day's Daily Settlement Price.|
|Contract Months 6-11 in the current Expiry Calendar: 15% above or below the previous Trading Day's Daily Settlement Price.|
|Contract Months 12-18 in the current Expiry Calendar: 20% above or below the previous Trading Day's Daily Settlement Price.|
|Price Limits only apply to a Contract once a Trade has been executed on the Market in that Contract. Price Limits do not apply for 5 Trading Days preceding and including the Last Trading Day.|
|Contract Months||Every calendar month such that 18 months are available for trading|
|Trading Hours||As determined from time to time by NZX by notice to the Market in accordance with the NZX Derivatives Market Rules and Procedures.|
|Last Trading Day||Trading shall terminate on the last business day preceding the last GDT Auction of the month i.e. Trading in the March SMP Futures Contract will expire on the last Business Day immediately preceding the last GDT Auction in March (See Expiry Calendar contained in the Contract Terms and Administrative Procedures - NZX Derivatives Market Contract No 3 ("Contract T&Ps")).|
|Final Settlement||Cash settled to the Final Settlement Price calculated by NZX according to an average of winning prices for Skim Milk Powder, Medium Heat - NZ, Contract 2 in GDT Auctions as stipulated in the Contract T&Ps (see Contract Term 8).|
|Clearing House||New Zealand Clearing Limited|
|Common Trading Facilities||Block Trading Facility|
|Exchange for Physicals Facility|
|Exchange for Swaps Facility|
|Common Trading Facilities Minimum Volume Thresholds||Minimum Volume Thresholds for each Contract or Class of Contracts are specified in Part C, Appendix One of the Procedures|
|Cross Transactions Minimum Time Period||15 seconds|
|Position Limits||20,000 Open Positions in any Contract Month|
|Exchange Rule||The Contracts are Traded on the NZX Derivatives Market and subject to the NZX Derivatives Market Rules and Procedures|
Where a Daily Settlement Price results in decimals and/or a price that is not a valid Tick Size this price will be rounded to the nearest whole number and then rounded to the nearest whole Tick. Where the Daily Settlement Price results in a decimal that is an exact uneven multiple of 0.5 this will be rounded up to the nearest whole number and then rounded to the nearest whole Tick.
This is an Individual Contract Specification for the purpose of the NZX Derivatives Market Rules ("Rules") as amended or supplemented from time to time. Capitalised terms used herein have the meanings given in the Rules, Procedures and the Contract T&Ps unless otherwise defined. The information published here does not substitute the Rules, Procedures or Contract T&Ps.
This Individual Contract Specification shall not constitute investment advice nor an offer, invitation, solicitation or recommendation to engage in any transaction. NZX and its subsidiaries take no responsibility for any errors or omissions or losses, direct, consequential or otherwise arising from actions based upon this information. Before entering into any transaction you should take steps to ensure that you understand the transaction and have made an independent assessment of its appropriateness in light of your own objectives and circumstances. You should also consider seeking advice from independent advisers.
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