Price Limit and Margin for August 2007

2007.7.27

Margins and price limits to be applied for the trades in August 2007 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 Aug 2007 75,000 37,500 - - 0.3 1.0
Sep 2007-
Feb 2008
75,000 - - 10.0
Gold
(Standard)
Aug 2007- 90,000 45,000 - - 3 8
Oct 2007-
Aug 2008
90,000 - - 120
Gold
(Mini)
Aug 2007-
Feb 2008
12,000 - - 120 3 8
Gold Options All series
45,000
- - 120 3 8
Silver Aug 2007 162,000 81,000 - - 0.7 2.0
Oct 2007-
Aug 2008
81,000 - - 18.0
Platinum Aug 2007 75,000 75,000 - - 3 10
Oct 2007-
Aug 2008
75,000 - - 100
Palladium Aug 2007 45,000 45,000 - - 3 10
Oct 2007-
Aug 2008
45,000 - - 60
Crude Oil Aug 2007 135,000 - - - 30 200
Sep 2007
Jan 2008
135,000 - - 1,800
Gasoline Sep 2007 135,000 67,500 - - 30 200
Oct 2007-
Mar 2008
135,000 - - 1,800
Kerosene Sep 2007 135,000 67,500 - - 30 200
Oct 2007-
Mar 2008
135,000 - - 1,800
Aluminum Aug 2007 120,000 60,000 - - 0.5 1.2

8.0
Oct 2007-
Aug 2008
60,000 - -

*1 Initial : Maintenance Amount for Initial Clearing Margin
*2 Spot Month : Spot Month Additional Clearing Margin
*3 Extraordinary : Extraordinary Clearing Margin
*4 EPR : Executable Price Range
*5 RP: Reference Price
*6 WPR: Warning Point Range

<Spot Month Additional Clearing Margin>
* For the September 2007 contract of Rubber, Spot Month Additional Clearing Margins (JPY37,500) shall be required on and after August 28, 2007.
* For October 2007 contracts of Gold (except Gold Options), Silver, Platinum, Palladium and Aluminum, Spot Month Additional Clearing Margins (the same amounts required for June 2007 contracts for each commodity) shall be required on and after August 29, 2007.
* For October 2007 contracts of Gasoline and Kerosene, Spot Month Additional Clearing Margins (JPY67,500 for each) shall be required on and after August 27, 2007.

<Price Limit>
* No price limit will be imposed on and after August 27, 2007 for the October 2007 contracts of Gasoline and Kerosene, on and after August 28, 2007 for the September 2007 contract of Rubber, and on and after August 29, 2007 for the October 2007 contracts of Gold, Silver, Platinum, Palladium and Aluminum.

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