WTI Light Sweet Crude Oil Futures

WTI Light Sweet Crude Oil Futures


Underlying Asset

Contract Size

Price Quote

Tick Size

Daily Price Movement Limit

Price Basis

Final Cash Settlement Price

Delivery Months

Trading Day

Trading Hours

Last Day of Trading

Cash Settlement Day

New Contract Listing

EFP / EFS / Block Trades

Time Limit for EFP / EFS /
Block Trade Registration

Max Open Position Limit

Max Order Size


DGCX West Texas Intermediate Light Sweet Crude Oil Futures

1,000 barrels (42,000 gallons)

US Dollars and Cents per barrel

US$ 0.01 per barrel (US$ 10 per tick)

No Limit - Note 1*

Cash Only Settlement Contract

The front month settlement price for WTI Crude Oil futures as made public by NYMEX for the Last Day of Trading of the DGCX front month contract

Twelve consecutive months plus ten contract months consisting of June and December months will be listed for an additional five calendar years

Monday through to Friday

07:00 - 23:30 Hours Dubai time (GMT+4)

Last Day of Trading shall be the fourth US business day prior to the 25th calendar day of the month that precedes the Delivery Month. If the 25th calendar day is not a US business day; Last Day of Trading shall be the fourth US business day prior to the US business day that precedes the 25th calendar day. If the fourth US business day is not a DGCX Business Day, then the preceding DGCX Business Day shall be the Last Day of Trading

The Business Day folloing the last day of trading

Business day immediately following the last trading day

As per DGCX By-Laws. Minimum Blcok size permitted is 200 contracts.

Up to 15 minutes after cessation of trading on any trading day

No Limits

500 Contracts

Note 1*: There will be no limits on intra-day price movements, however to restrict data-entry errors the system will not allow entry of orders having prices higher or lower than US$ 3 as compared to the Previous Close Price. Exchange shall relax the intra-day price range for the prices of the contract approaching the US$ 3 limit

Initial Margin

Calendar Spread Margin

Extra Margin

Click on the "Initial Margin" TAB

100% benefit is offered on calendar spread positions.

At times of high volatility, an extra margin, as deemed fit by the Exchange, may be charged.