Price Limit and Margin for December 2007

2007.11.27

Margins and price limits to be applied for the trades in December 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 Dec 2007 75,000 37,500 - - 0.3 1.0
Jan 2008-
Jun 2008
75,000 - - 10.0
Gold
(Standard)
Dec 2007 120,000 60,000 - - 3 8
Feb 2008-
Dec 2008
120,000 - - 120
Gold
(Mini)
Dec 2007 16,000 - - - 3 8
Feb 2008-
Jun 2008
16,000 - - 120
Gold
(Options)
All series 60,000 - - 120 3 8
Silver Dec 2007 108,000 54,000 - - 0.7 2.0
Feb 2008-
Dec 2008
108,000 - - 24.0
Platinum Dec 2007 90,000 90,000 - - 3 10
Feb 2008-
Dec 2008
90,000 - - 120
Palladium Dec 2007 45,000 45,000 - - 3 10
Feb 2008-
Dec 2008
45,000 - - 60
Crude Oil Dec 2007 135,000 - - - 30 200
Jan 2008-
May 2008
135,000 - - 2,700
Gasoline Jan 2008 135,000 67,500 - - 30 200
Feb 2008-
Jul 2008
135,000 - - 2,700
Kerosene Jan 2008 135,000 67,500 - - 30 200
Feb 2008-
Jul 2008
135,000 - - 2,700
Aluminum Dec 2007 75,000 37,500 - - 0.5 1.2
10.0
Feb 2008-
Dec 2008
75,000 - -

*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 January 2008 contract of Rubber, Spot Month Additional Clearing Margins (JPY 37,500) shall be required on and after December 21, 2007.
* For the February 2008 contract of Gold (except Gold Mini and Gold Options), Silver, Platinum and Palladium, Spot Month Additional Clearing Margins (Gold:JPY 60,000 Silver:JPY 54,000 Platinum:JPY90,000 Palladium:JPY45,000) shall be required on and after December 19, 2007. * For the February 2008 contract of Gasoline and Kerosene, Spot Month Additional Clearing Margins (JPY 67,500) shall be required on and after December 26, 2007.
* For the February 2008 contract of Aluminum, Spot Month Additional Clearing Margins (JPY 37,500) shall be required on and after December 19, 2007.

<Price Limit >
* No price limit will be imposed on and after December 21, 2007 for the January 2008 contract of Rubber, as well as on and after December 19, 2007 for the February 2008 contracts of Gold, Silver, Platinum, Palladium, Aluminum, and on and after December 26, 2007 for the February 2008 contracts of Gasoline and Kerosene.

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