Price Limit and Margin for March 2008

2008.2.26

Margins and Price limits to be applied for the trades in March 2008 are as follows: (Unit: JPY)

Commodity Contract Month Initial*1 Spot Month*2 Extra-ordinary*3 Price Limit EPR*4(+/-Ref. Price*5) WPR*6(+/-Ref. Price)
Rubber  Mar 2008 60,000 30,000 - - 0.3 1.0
Apr 2008
-Sep 2008
60,000 - - 16.0
Gold(Standard) Apr 2008 135,000 67,500 - - 3 8
June 2008
-Feb 2009
135,000 - - 150
Gold(Mini) Apr 2008 18,000 - - - 3 8
Jun 2008
-Aug 2008
18,000 - - 150
Gold Options Apr 2008 67,500 - -   3 8
ALL Series 67,500 - - 150
Silver Apr 2008 99,000 49,500 - - 0.7 2.0
Jun 2008
-Feb 2009
99,000 - - 40.0
Platinum Apr 2008 150,000 150,000 - - 3 10
Jun 2008
-Feb 2009
150,000 - - 300
Palladium Apr 2008 45,000 45,000 - - 3 10
Jun 2008
-Feb 2009
45,000 - - 100
Crude Oil Mar 2008 165,000 - - - 30 200
Apr 2008
-Aug 2008
165,000 - - 2,700
Gasoline Apr 2008 165,000 82,500 - - 30 200
May 2008
-Oct 2008
165,000 - - 2,700
Kerosene Apr 2008 165,000 82,500 - - 30 200
May 2008
-Oct  2008
165,000 - - 2,700
Aluminum Apr 2008 60,000 30,000 - - 0.5 1.2
Jun 2008
-Feb 2009
60,000 - - 16.0

*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 April 2008 contract of Rubber, Spot Month Additional Clearing Margins (JPY 30,000) shall be required on and after March 26, 2008.
* For the May 2008 contract of Gasoline and Kerosene, Spot Month Additional Clearing Margins (JPY 82,500) shall be required on and after March 26, 2008.

<Price Limit>
* No price limit will be imposed on and after March 26, 2008 for the April 2008 contract of Rubber, as well as the May 2008 contracts of Gasoline and Kerosene.

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