Price Limit and Margin for May 2008

2008.4.24

Margins and Price Limits to be applied for the trades in May 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  May 2008 75,000 37,500 - - 0.3 1.0
Jun 2008
-Nov 2008
75,000 - - 16.0
Gold(Standard) Jun 2008 135,000 67,500 - - 3 8
Aug 2008
-Apr 2009
135,000 - - 150
Gold(Mini) Jun 2008 18,000 - - - 3 8
Aug 2008
-Oct 2008
18,000 - - 150
Gold Options Jun 2008 67,500 - - - 3 8
All other
series
  67,500 - - 150
Silver Jun 2008 108,000 54,000 - - 0.7 2.0
Aug 2008
-Apr 2009
108,000 - - 40.0
Platinum Jun 2008 150,000 150,000 - - 3 10
Aug 2008
-Apr 2009
150,000 - - 300
Palladium Jun 2008 60,000 60,000 - - 3 10
Aug 2008
-Apr 2009
60,000 - - 100
Crude Oil May 2008 180,000 - - - 30 200
Jun 2008
-Oct 2008
180,000 - - 2,700
Gasoline Jun 2008 180,000 90,000 - - 30 200
Jul 2008
-Dec 2008
180,000 - - 2,700
Kerosene Jun 2008 180,000 90,000 - - 30 200
Jul 2008
-Dec 2008
180,000 - - 2,700
Aluminum Jun 2008 75,000 37,500 - - 0.5 1.2
Aug 2008
-Apr 2009
75,000 - - 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 June 2008 contract of Rubber, Spot Month Additional Clearing Margins (JPY 37,500) shall be required on and after May 27, 2008.   * For the July 2008 contract of Gasoline and Kerosene, Spot Month Additional Clearing Margins (JPY 90,000) shall be required on and after May 26, 2008.

<Price Limit>  
* No price limit will be imposed on and after May 27, 2008 for the June 2008 contract of Rubber, as well as the July 2008 contracts of Gasoline and Kerosene on and after May 26, 2008.

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