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Cotton Options Specifications

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Options Contract Specifications

The cotton contract specifications tell you how the cotton options trade, not how to trade to cotton options. Before you consider opening a commodity options account you should consult with a licensed commodities broker.

Cotton Options

Trading Unit - One New York Cotton Exchange Cotton No. 2 Futures Contract

Trading Hours - See Cotton Futures

Price Quotation - Prices quoted in cents and hundreths of a cent

Trading Months - March, May, July, October and December. The nearest ten delivery months will be available for trading.

Ticker Symbol - CT

Minimum Fluctuation - Prices quoted in cents and hundreths of a cent

Last Trading Day - The last Friday which precedes first notice day for the underlying future by at least five business days

Expiration Date/Time - Until 5:00 p.m (New York time) on any trading day including last trading day. Automatic exercise at one tick or more in-the-money at expiration on last trading day.

Daily Price Limits - None

Strike Price Increments - 1 cent increments

Minimum Price Fluctuation - 1/100 of a cent

Point Value - $5.00

Position Limits - See Cotton Futures specifications for combined Futures/Options Limits

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