SOURCE: ELX Futures, L.P.

ELX Futures, L.P.

December 23, 2009 08:59 ET

ELX Futures to Launch New Ultra Long-Term U.S. Treasury Bond Futures Contract in January

New Ultra Long-Term Bond Futures Contract to Begin Trading January 11, 2010

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - December 23, 2009) - ELX Futures, L.P. (ELX Futures), a new fully electronic futures exchange, announced today that it will launch its new Ultra Long-Term U.S. Treasury Bond Futures contract on Monday, January 11, 2010. The new Ultra Long-Term bond contract will join ELX's suite of U.S. Treasury futures products already trading, including the 2, 5 and 10 Year Notes and the 30 Year Bond.

Neal Wolkoff, Chief Executive Officer of ELX Futures, said, "We are pleased to launch our fifth new U.S. Treasury product to compliment our current suite of futures contracts. ELX Futures will continue to add and grow its product offerings and provide new opportunities for our market participants to take advantage of our fully electronic marketplace and competitive fee structure."

ELX Futures will initially list three contract months of the Ultra Long-Term Bond on a quarterly cycle and the associated calendar spreads, beginning with the March 2010 contract. The current fee schedule and trading hours for the existing ELX U.S. Treasury Futures contracts will apply.

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