AEGEAN COTTON FUTURES
Aegean Color 41 Cotton.
Price Quotation and Minimum Price Tick
Value of 1 Kg Aegean Color 41 Cotton shall be quoted in terms of Turkish Lira significant to three decimals. Last digit after the decimal point shall be either 0 (zero) or 5 (five).
The minimum price tick is 0.005. Value of one tick corresponds to TRY 5. Sample quote = 5.125 or 5.410
2 nearest months out of March, May, July, October and December
Daily Settlement Price
The daily settlement price is calculated as follows at the end of the session and rounded to the nearest price tick:
a) The weighted average price of all the trades executed within the last 10 minutes of the session,
b) If less than 10 trades were realized in the last 10 minutes of the session, the weighted average price of the last 10 trades executed within the session,
c) If less than 10 trades were realized in the session, the weighted average price of all the trades executed during the session,
d) If no trades were realized during the session, the settlement price of the previous day.
will be determined as the daily settlement price.
If the daily settlement price cannot be calculated with the above methods by the end of the session, or the prices calculated do not reflect the market correctly, the daily settlement price may be determined by using one or more of the following methods
a) The average of the best buy and sell quotations at the end of the session,
b) Theoretical prices are calculated considering spot price of the underlying asset or the daily settlement price for other contract months of the contract.
Trade Reporting will not be taken into consideration in the above calculations. The Settlement Price Committee’s right to change the daily settlement price is under reserve.
Final (Expiry Day) Settlement Price
The Last Settlement Price shall be calculated as follows:
Arithmetic average of closing prices which are defined as minimum price of Aegean Color 41 Cotton announced by İzmir Commodity Exchange at the last trading day and one business day prior to the last trading day will be considered as the last settlement price. In case there is not the related price on one of these days, price of the other day is determined as the final settlement price.
If the final settlement price for Aegean Color 41 Cotton cannot be calculated with the above methods, at the İzmir Commodity Exchange;
• Closing price defined as maximum for Aegean Color 41 Cotton at the last trading day,
• The closing prices of the Aegean Color 31 and/or 51 Cotton,
• Closing price defined as maximum for Aegean Color 41 Cotton announced at the one business day before last trading day.
the methods mentioned above are used alone or together in order to determine the final settlement price by the Settlement Price Committee.
The Settlement Price Committee may increase or cut the number of days on which price information is obtained from the İzmir Commodity Exchange, may consider the prices of the Aegean Color 41 Cotton formed at other exchanges for calculating the Last Settlement Price.The final settlement price determined with the abovementioned methods shall be rounded to nearest price tick.
Last business day of each contract month. In case domestic markets are closed for half day due to an official holiday, expiry date shall be the preceding business day.
Last Trading Day
Last business day of each contract month. In case domestic markets are closed for half day due to an official holiday, last trading day shall be the preceding business day.
T+5 (first day following the expiry date).
Losses are deducted from the accounts at the end of T day, profits are added to the accounts on T day as well.
Base Price and Daily Price Limit
Base price is the price determined by the Settlement Price Committee on the day the relevant contract is introduced for trading, and used in calculating the daily price change limits. For the other days, base price is the settlement price of the previous day.
Daily price limit is equal to ±10% of the base price determined for each contract. If the upper or lower limit so calculated does not correspond to a price tick, the upper limit will be rounded to the upper price tick; and the lower limit, to the lower price tick.
Continuous trading from 09:30 to 18:15
Collateral and Margining Rules
Clearing legislation shall be applied.
Issues regarding physical settlement
Physical delivery is realized through Electronic Warehouse Receipts System (EWHR).
Transactions subject to physical delivery will be completed at the end of settlement period through corresponding transactions to be executed at Electronic Trade Platform of İzmir Commodity Exchange.
In principal, physical delivery is to be executed with the Aegean Color 41 Cotton. However, according to the market conditions and provided that it is declared in advance, the physical delivery may be executed with the TBA_R (Türkiye Batı A Rollergin) or TBC_R (Türkiye Batı C Rollergin) quality cottons considering premium and discount amounts / ratios.
Premium and discount amounts / ratios will be determined by Borsa İstanbul A.Ş. and İzmir Commodity Exchange