SOURCE: ELX Futures, L.P.

ELX Futures, L.P.

November 16, 2011 11:13 ET

ELX to Narrow Ticks to Quarter Intervals in 10-Year Treasury Contract

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Nov 16, 2011) - ELX Futures, L.P. (ELX), a leading electronic futures exchange, today announced plans to reduce the minimum tick size in the outright months of its 10-year U.S. Treasury note futures contract to one quarter of one thirty-second of one point ($7.8125 per contract) beginning on the evening of Sunday, December 4, for the trading date December 5.

ELX already offers trading at these intervals in calendar spreads for the same contract.

Neal Wolkoff, ELX Chief Executive Officer, said, "ELX is pleased to become the first exchange where these trading intervals will be available for trading 10-year Treasury futures. This expanded flexibility is a strong example of our commitment to offering additional advantages to our customers and demonstrating responsiveness to their interests."

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