globalCOAL Newcastle Coal Futures1137

Description

Contracts are financially settled based upon the price of coal loaded at the Newcastle Coal Terminal in Australia. The contract is cash settled against the globalCOAL Monthly NEWC Index.

Market Specifications

Trading Screen Product Name
Newcastle Coal Futures
Trading Screen Hub Name
Newcastle
Trading Period
Up to 84 consecutive month contracts.

25-28 consecutive quarters.
Quarters are strips of three individual and consecutive contract months. Quarters always comprise a strip of Jan-Mar, Apr-Jun, Jul- Sep or Oct-Dec.

6 consecutive years.
Years are strips of twelve individual and consecutive contract months comprising Jan - Dec.

Months, quarters, seasons, and calendars are listed in parallel. Upon expiry of a December monthly contract an additional 12 months, four quarters, and one calendar year are added.
Expiration Date
Trading will cease at 12:00 LLT on the last Friday of the delivery month, quarter, or calendar.
Contract Security
ICE Clear Europe acts as central counterparty to all trades thereby guaranteeing the financial performance of ICE Futures Europe contracts registered in the name of its Members up to and including delivery, exercise and/or settlement.
Trading Model
Continuous trading throughout trading hours
Trading Methods
Electronic futures, Exchange for Physical (EFP), Exchange for Swap (EFS) and Block Trades are available for this contract.
Unit of Trading
1,000 metric tonnes of thermal coal
Contract Size
1,000 metric tonnes per contract month
Minimum Trading Size
1 lot = 1,000 metric tonnes
Minimum Block Order
5 lots = 5,000 metric tonnes
Quotation
The contract price is in US Dollars and in US Dollar Cents per tonne
Minimum Price Fluctuation
5 Dollar Cents per tonne
Tick Value
Contract Size x Minimum Trade Size x Minimum Price Flux
Maximum Price Fluctuation
There are no limits.
Settlement Price
The weighted average price of trades during a ten-minute settlement period from 16:50:00 to 17:00:00, London Local Time. If there is low liquidity during this time, Quoted Settlement Prices (QSPs) will be used to establish the settlement price.
Position Limit
Positions are reported to the Exchange on a daily basis. The Exchange has powers to prevent the development of excessive positions or unwarranted speculation or any other undesirable situation and may take steps to resolve such situations including the ability to mandate members to limit the size of such positions or to reduce positions where appropriate.
Initial Margin
Calculated on all open contracts, initial margin is a deposit held by ICE Clear Europe in order to cover the costs that may be incurred in closing out a position in default. It is returned upon the closing of the position, or at expiry, with interest.
Daily Margin
All open contracts are 'marked-to-market' daily, with variation margin being called for as appropriate.
Delivery/Settlement Terms
The ICE Newcastle Coal Futures Contract is cash-settled at an amount equal to the monthly average global COAL Newcastle Index. The full methodology for calculation of the index is available at www.globalcoal.com
Other Information
The globalCOAL Monthly Newcastle Index is the average of each Weekly Newcastle Index as calculated on each Friday falling in that calendar month. The Weekly Newcastle Index is the weighted average of two elements: (1) The weighted average price of transactions. (2) An average of bids and offers. The full methodology for calculation of the Index is available at www.globalcoal.com
Commodity Code
NCF
MIC Code
IFEU
Clearing Venues
ICEU
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Trading Hours

CityTradingPre-Open
New York8:00 PM - 6:00 PM
20:00 - 18:00
7:55 PM
19:55
London1:00 AM - 11:00 PM
01:00 - 23:00
12:55 AM
00:55
Singapore9:00 AM - 7:00 AM
09:00 - 07:00
8:55 AM
08:55
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Codes

Clearing Admin Name
Coal Newc
Physical
NCF
Logical
NCF
GMI(FC)
N1
R&N A.C.N.
QG65