As a reminder, new floor and electronic trading hours for CBOT grain and oilseed and KCBT wheat products go into effect with the opening of the CME Globex session on Sunday, April 7, 2013 (trade date Monday, April 8th).
The new trading hours for CBOT Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Soybean Meal, Soybean Oil, Rough Rice, Oats, and KCBT Wheat Futures and options, plus all related calendar spread and inter-commodity spread options, will be as follows:
• Sunday to Friday: CME Globex trading from 7:00 pm to 7:45 a.m. CT
• Monday to Friday: Pause in CME Globex trading from 7:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. CT
• Monday to Friday: Floor and CME Globex trading from 8:30 am to 1:15 p.m. CT
Daily statements for both CME Globex and floor trading of these products will be based on market activity at or around 1:15 p.m. CT each day. Mini-sized futures (CBOT Corn, Soybean and Wheat) will trade on CME Globex and on the floor until 1:45 p.m. CT.