Price Limit and Margin for July 2006

2006.6.29

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

Commodity Contract Month Initial*1 Spot Month*2 Extra-ordinary*3 Price Limit EPR*4
(+/-RP*5)
WPR*6 (+/-
R P*5)
Rubber Jul 2006 75,000 37,500 - - 0.3 1.0
Aug 2006- Jan 2007 75,000 - - 10.0
Gold Aug 2006 90,000 45,000 - - 3 8
Oct 2006-
Jun 2007
90,000 - - 60
Gold Options All series
45,000 - - 60 3 8
Silver Aug 2006 162,000 81,000 - - 0.7 2.0
Oct 2006-
Jun 2007
162,000 - - 18.0
Platinum Aug 2006 75,00075,000 - - 3 10
Oct 2006-
Jun 2007
75,000 - - 100
Palladium Aug 2006 60,000 60,000 - - 3 10
Oct 2006-
Jun 2007
60,000 - - 80
Crude Oil Jul 2006 90,000 - - - 30 200
Aug 2006- Dec 2006 90,000 - - 1,200
Gasoline Aug 2006 135,000 67,500 - - 30 200
Sep 2006- Feb 2007 135,000 - - 1,800
Kerosene Aug 2006 135,000 67,500 - - 30 200
Sep 2006- Feb 2007 135,000 - - 1,800
Aluminum Aug 2006 120,000 60,000 - - 0.5 1.2
Oct 2006-
Jun 2007
120,000 - - 8.0

*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 RP: Reference Price
*6 WPR: Warning Point Range

<Spot Month Additional Trading Margin>
* For September 2006 contracts of Gasoline and Kerosene, Spot Month Additional Trading Margins  
 (JPY67,500 for each) shall be required on and after July 26, 2006.
* For August 2006 contract of Rubber, Spot Month Additional Trading Margins (JPY37,500) shall be 
 required on and after July 26, 2006.
 <Price Limit>
* For September 2006 contracts of Gasoline and Kerosene, as well as August 2006 contract of Rubber,
 no price limit will be imposed on and after July 26, 2006.

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