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Important Notes

Cboe plans to offer trading in Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ High Yield Corporate Bond Index (IBHY) futures beginning Monday, September 10. Cboe IBHY futures will be cash-settled and traded electronically on CFE. IBIG futures are cash-settled futures on the IBXXIBIG Index, which provides a measure of the U.S. dollar denominated, investment grade corporate bond market. IBIG futures contracts are to be listed for trading on Cboe Futures Exchange on October 10

X_TRADER Platform Impact

To trade these products, apply an updated pMerge file to all CFE Gateways:

  1. Copy the CFE.pmg file to <drive letter>:\tt\config.

  2. Stop GuardServer.

  3. Navigate to <drive letter>:\tt\bin.

  4. Double-click pMerge.exe. The Enter Exchange Name window appears.

  5. Specify the exchange name and flavor and click OK. The Open Guardian product table merge file window appears.

  6. Navigate to <drive letter>:\tt\config and select the CFE.pmg file. pMerge will update the existing Guardian Product Table with the correct values. After pMerge completes its tasks, the pMerge status bar displays Finished.

  7. Close the pMerge status bar.

  8. Start GuardServer.

Repeat the above listed steps for each CFE Gateway.

After pMerge runs, verify that the Guardian Product Table contains the following values:

Contract - Cboe® iBoxx® iShares® $ High Yield Corporate Bond Index Futures

Product Code - IBHY

Point Value - 1000

Contract - Cboe IBIG Investment Grade Corporate Bond Index Futures

Product Code - IBIG

Point Value - 1000