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NSW wheat futures


Underlying Commodity NSW Wheat
ASX 24 Code VW
Physical Grade Grain Trade Australia (GTA) Wheat Standard CSG 103 (APW1) 10.5% Protein*
Pricing Point New South Wales (NSW) track (Newcastle and Port Kembla)
Contract Unit 20 metric tonnes
Quotation Tick Size AUD $0.10 per tonne. Tick value of $2 per contract.
Settlement Months January, March, May, July, September
Last Trading Day and Maturity Date The third Thursday of the maturity month, provided this is a trading day.
Trading Hours

Night Session: 5.00pm to 7.00pm  
Day Session: 11.00am to 4.30pm

Trading ceases at 12pm on Maturity Date.
All times are AEST / AEDT**

Pre-open starts 10 minutes prior to day session trading and 5 minutes prior to night session trading.

Settlement Method Physical delivery
Delivery Period Begins on the second business day of the contract month and ends at 3pm on the Last Trading Day.
Notice Day Any business day within the Delivery Period on which notice is given via lodgement of tender documentation with ASX Clearing Corporation.
Settlement Day The business day following the Notice Day.
Settlement Amount* The final Settlement Amount is calculated from the settlement price on the Notice Day. This price is adjusted for GTA location differentials, shrink, receival fees and GST.
Deliverable Grade* The deliverable grade is Australian origin and is a minimum of GTA Wheat Standard APW1, Standard Reference number CSG-103, as specified by Grain Trade Australia (GTA) 'Wheat Standards' and tested in accordance with the GTA Receival Standard Procedures, or Approved Bulk Handler Receival Standard Procedures as the case may be. Milling wheat must be new crop stock.
Approved Warehouses and Delivery Locations Up-country locations in NSW of an Approved Bulk Handler, tributary to either Newcastle or Port Kembla with rail and road outloading capability.
Premiums and Discounts*




Settlement Months – March 2014 onward*
Minimum Protein 10.5% - flat price paid for binning grades with minimum protein of 10.5% (e.g. APW1); no premium paid for binning grades with a minimum protein in excess of 11.4% (e.g. H2, H1, APH2 and APH1).


* For contract maturities March 2014 onward there is no protein premium applied.

** AEDT commences the first Sunday of October and finishes the first Sunday of April.

In the case of any discrepancy between this document and the ASX 24 Operating Rules and ASX Clear (Futures) Operating Rules the respective Operating Rules prevail.