Feb 18 ICE Futures U.S. said on Tuesday it will
increase the reasonability limit for Coffee (C) futures
contract to 375 points, effective with the start of trading for
Wednesday, Feb. 19.
Under the exchange's error policy, the reasonability limit
(RL) for a product establishes a maximum range within which
market orders may be executed, ICE said.
The previous limit for coffee was 250 points, an ICE
Any residual volume on a market order that cannot be
executed within the range will be canceled.
"With this change to the RL for Coffee (C) futures, the RL
range will be $0.0375 per pound above/below the anchor price for
the product," the exchange operator said in a statement.
The increase arrives after a string of volatile and choppy
Arabica coffee futures jumped almost 9 percent on Tuesday,
gaining for a second straight day. Prices have risen in eight of
the 11 sessions in February, making it the CRB's best performer
year-to-date with a 40 percent gain.