ICE Announces July 19 Launch for Five New Cleared OTC Crude and Refined Oil Calendar Spread Options

Jun 28, 2010, 11:24 ET from IntercontinentalExchange

ATLANTA, June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global regulated futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced today it will introduce five new cleared OTC crude and refined oil calendar spread options. The new cleared contracts will be available for the trade date of Monday, July 19, 2010, including:

  • TIA - WTI Crude Oil 1-Month Calendar Spread Option
  • TIZ - WTI Crude Oil 12-Month Calendar Spread Option
  • BRM - Brent Crude Oil 1-Month Calendar Spread Option
  • BRZ - Brent Crude Oil 12-Month Calendar Spread Option
  • GOA -GasOil 1-Month Calendar Spread Option

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Contract specifications and a full list of ICE's cleared OTC contracts can be found at

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