Price Limit and Margin for June 2006

2006.5.29

Margins and price limits to be applied for the trades in June 2006 are as follows: (Unit: JPY)

Commodity Contract Month Initial*1 Spot Month Extra-ordinary*3 Total Amount Price Limit EPR*4 (+/- Ref. Price*5) WPR*6 (+/- Ref. Price)
Rubber Jun 2006 60,000 30,000 - 90,000 - 0.3 1.0
Jul 2006- Dec 2006 60,000 - - 60,000 8.0
Gold Jun 2006 90,000 45,000 - 135,000 - 3 8
Aug 2006-
Jun 2007
90,000 - - 90,000 60
Gold Options All series 45,000 - - 45,000 60 3 8
Silver Jun 2006 162,000 81,000 - 243,000 - 0.7 2.0
Aug 2006-
Jun 2007
162,000 - - 162,000 18.0
Platinum Jun 2006 75,000 75,000 - 150,000 - 3 10
Aug 2006-
Jun 2007
75,000 - - 75,000 100
Palladium Jun 2006 60,000 60,000 - 120,000 - 3 10
Aug 2006-
Jun 2007
60,000 - - 60,000 80
Crude Oil Jun 2006- Nov 2006 90,000 - - 90,000 1,200 30 200
Gasoline Jul 2006 135,000 67,500 - 202,500 - 30 200
Aug 2006- Jan 2007 135,000 - - 135,000 1,800
Kerosene Jul 2006 135,000 67,500 - 202,500 - 30 200
Aug 2006- Jan 2007 135,000 - - 135,000 1,800
Aluminum Jun 2006 150,000 75,000 - 225,000 - 0.5 1.2
Aug 2006-
Jun 2007
150,000 - - 150,000 10.0

*1 Initial : Minimum Initial Trading Margin
*2 Spot Month : Spot Month Additional Trading Margin
*3 Extraordinary : Extraordinary Trading Margin
*4 EPR : Executable Price Range
*5 Ref. Price : Reference Price
*6 WPR: Warning Point Range

* For August 2006 contracts of Gasoline and Kerosene, Spot Month Additional Trading Margins  
 (JPY67,500 for each) shall be required on and after June 26, 2006.
* For July 2006 contract of Rubber, Spot Month Additional Trading Margins (JPY30,000) shall be 
 required on and after June 27, 2006.
* For August 2006 contracts of Gold (except Gold Options), Silver, Platinum, Palladium and
  Aluminum, Spot Month Additional Trading Margins (same amount as required for June 2006 
  contract for each commodity) shall be required on and after June 28, 2006.
* For August 2006 contracts of Gasoline and Kerosene, no price limit will be imposed on and after 
 June 26, 2006.
* For July 2006 contract of Rubber, no price limit will be imposed on and after June 27, 2006.
* For August 2006 contracts of Gold (except Gold Options), Silver, Platinum, Palladium and
 Aluminum, no price limit will be imposed on and after June 28, 2006.

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