Price Limit and Margin for December 2006

2006.11.28

Margins and price limits to be applied for the trades in December 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 Dec 2006 75,000 37,500 - - 0.3 1.0
Jan 2007-
Jun 2007
75,000 - - 10.0
Gold Dec 2006 90,000 45,000 - - 3 8
Feb 2007-
Dec 2007
90,000 - - 60
Gold Options All series
45,000 - - 60 3 8
Silver Dec 2006 162,000 81,000 - - 0.7 2.0
Feb 2007-
Aug 2007
162,000 - - 18.0
Oct 2007-
Dec 2007
81,000 - -
Platinum Dec 2006 75,000 75,000 - - 3 10
Feb 2007-
Dec 2007
75,000 - - 100
Palladium Dec 2006 60,000 60,000 - - 3 10
Feb 2007-
Dec 2007
60,000 - - 80
Crude Oil Dec 2006 90,000 - - - 30 200
Jan 2007-
May 2007
90,000 - - 1,200
Gasoline Jan 2007 135,000 67,500 - - 30 200
Feb 2007- Jul 2007 135,000 - - 1,800
Kerosene Jan 2007 135,000 67,500 - - 30 200
Feb 2007-
Jul 2007
135,000 - - 1,800
Aluminum Dec 2006 120,000 60,000 - - 0.5 1.2
Feb 2007-
Aug 2007
120,000 - -
 8.0
Oct 2007-
Dec 2007
60,000 - -

*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 February 2007contracts of Gold (except Gold Options), Silver, Platinum, Palladium and
  Aluminum, Spot Month Additional Trading Margins (the same amounts required for December 2006 
  contracts for each commodity) shall be required on and after December 20, 2006.
* For February 2007 contracts of Gasoline and Kerosene, Spot Month Additional Trading Margins  
 (JPY67,500 for each) shall be required on and after December 26, 2006.
* For January 2007contract of Rubber, Spot Month Additional Trading Margins (JPY37,500) shall be required on and after December 25, 2006.


 <Price Limit>
* For February 2007 contracts of Gold (including Gold Options), Silver, Platinum, Palladium and
 Aluminum, no price limit will be imposed on and after December 20, 2006.
* For February 2007 contracts of Gasoline and Kerosene, no price limit will be imposed
   on and after December 26, 2006.
* For January 2007contract of  Rubber, no price limit will be imposed on and after December 25, 2006.  

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