Futures Contract Specifications

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Delivery Months Legend
F - Jan G - Feb H - Mar J - Apr K - May M - Jun N - Jul Q - Aug U - Sep V - Oct X - Nov Z - Dec
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Contract

Exchange

Trading Hours

Size

Months

Symbol

Tick Value

Point value

U.S. Dollar Index

ICEFI

7:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. (5:00p.m. start on Sunday) CST

$1,000 x Index

HMUZ

DX

0.01 of a U.S. DOLLAR INDEX point ($10.00 per contract)

$1,000

British Pound

CME

5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. Sun-Thur CST

BP62,500

HMUZ

B6

0.0001 point ($6.25 per contract)

$62,500

Canadian Dollar

CME

5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. Sun-Thur CST

CD100,000

HMUZ

D6

0.0001 point ($10.00 per contract)

$100,000

Japanese Yen

CME

5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. Sun-Thur CST

JY12,500,000

HMUZ

J6

0.000001 point ($12.50 per contract)

$125,000

Swiss Franc

CME

5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. Sun-Thur CST

SF125,000

HMUZ

S6

0.0001 point ($12.50 per contract)

$125,000

Euro FX

CME

5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. Sun-Thur CST

Euro125,000

HMUZ

E6

0.0001 point ($12.50 per contract)

$125,000

Australian Dollar

CME

5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. Sun-Thur CST

AD100,000

HMUZ

A6

0.0001 point ($10.00 per contract)

$100,000

Mexican Peso

CME

5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. Sun-Thur CST

MP500,000

FGHJKMNQUVXZ

M6

0.00001 point ($5.00 per contract)

$500,000

New Zealand Dollar

CME

5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. Sun-Thur CST

NZ100,000

HMUZ

N6

0.0001 point ($10.00 per contract)

$100,000

South African Rand

CME

5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. Sun-Thur CST

BA500,000

FGHJKMNQUVXZ

T6

0.000025 (2 1/2 points) ($12.50 per contract)

$500,000

Brazilian Real

CME

5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. Sun-Thur CST

BR100,000

FGHJKMNQUVXZ

L6

0.0001 point ($10.00 per contract)

$50,000

energies

 

Contract

Exchange

Trading Hours

Size

Months

Symbol

Tick Value

Point value

Crude Oil WTI

NYMEX

8:00a.m. - 1:30p.m. (Globex 5:00p.m. - 4:15p.m. Sun-Fri) CST

1,000 U.S. barrels (42,000 gallons)

FGHJKMNQUVXZ

CL

$0.01 (1 cent) per barrel ($10.00 per contract)

$1,000

Heating Oil

NYMEX

8:00a.m. - 1:30p.m. (Globex 5:00p.m. - 4:15p.m. Sun-Fri) CST

42,000 gallons

FGHJKMNQUVXZ

HO

$0.0001 (0.01 cent) per gallon ($4.20 per contract)

$42,000

Gasoline RBOB

NYMEX

8:00a.m. - 1:30p.m. (Globex 5:00p.m. - 4:15p.m. Sun-Fri) CST

42,000 gallons

FGHJKMNQUVXZ

RB

$0.0001 (0.01 cent) per gallon ($4.20 per contract)

$42,000

Natural Gas

NYMEX

8:00a.m. - 1:30p.m. (Globex 5:00p.m. - 4:15p.m. Sun-Fri) CST

10,000 MMBtu (million British thermal units)

FGHJKMNQUVXZ

NG

$0.001 per MMBtu ($10.00 per contract)

$10,000

Crude Oil Brent

ICE

22:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. (EST)

42,000 US Gallons

FGHJKMNQUVXZ

CB

1 cent per barrel ($10)

$1,000

Ethanol Futures

CBOT

5:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. Sun-Thur CST

29,000 U.S. gallons

FGHJKMNQUVXZ

ZK

1/10th cent per gal. ($29.00 per contract)

$29,000

financials

 

Contract

Exchange

Trading Hours

Size

Months

Symbol

Tick Value

Point value

T-Bond

CBOT

5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. CST

$100,000

HMUZ

ZB

32nds of a point ($31.25 per contract) rounded up to the nearest cent per contract; par is on the basis of 100 points

$1,000

Ultra T-Bond

CBOT

5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. CST

$100,000

HMUZ

UD

32nds of a point ($31.25 per contract) rounded up to the nearest cent per contract; par is on the basis of 100 points

$1,000

10-Year T-Note

CBOT

5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. CST

$100,000

HMUZ

ZN

One half of 1/32 of a point ($15.625 per contract) rounded up to the nearest cent per contract; par is on the basis of 100 points

$1,000

5-Year T-Note

CBOT

5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. CST

$100,000

HMUZ

ZF

One quarter of 1/32 of a point ($7.8125 per contract) rounded up to the nearest cent per contract; par is on the basis of 100 points

$1,000

2-Year T-Note

CBOT

5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. CST

$200,000

HMUZ

ZT

One quarter of 1/32 of a point ($15.625 per contract) rounded up to the nearest cent per contract; par is on the basis of 100 points

$2,000

10-Year Swaps

CBOT

5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. CST

$100,000

HMUZ

SR

One half of 1/32 of a point ($15.625 per contract) rounded up to the nearest cent per contract; par is on the basis of 100 points

$1,000

5-Year Swaps

CBOT

5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. CST

$100,000

HMUZ

SA

One half of 1/32 of a point ($15.625 per contract) rounded up to the nearest cent per contract; par is on the basis of 100 points

$1,000

30-Day Fed Funds

CBOT

5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. CST

$5,000,000

FGHJKMNQUVXZ

ZQ

Increments of 0.00005 percent of $5 million on a 30-day basis in the spot month only ($20.84) and 0.0001 percent of $5 million on a 30-day basis in all other contract months ($41.67)

$4,167

Eurodollar

CME

5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. Sun-Thur CST

$1,000,000

FGHJKMNQUVXZ

GE

0.005 ($12.50 per contract)

$2,500

grains

 

Contract

Exchange

Trading Hours

Size

Months

Symbol

Tick Value

Point value

Wheat

CBOT

5:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. Sun-Thur CST

5,000 bu

HKNUZ

ZW

1/4 cent per bu. ($12.50 per contract)

$50

Corn

CBOT

5:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. Sun-Thur CST

5,000 bu

HKNUZ

ZC

1/4 cent per bu. ($12.50 per contract)

$50

Soybeans

CBOT

5:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. Sun-Thur CST

5,000 bu

FHKNQUX

ZS

1/4 cent per bu. ($12.50 per contract)

$50

Soybean Meal

CBOT

5:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. Sun-Thur CST

100 tons (2,000 lbs per ton)

FHKNQUVZ

ZM

10 cents per ton ($10 per contract)

$100

Soybean Oil

CBOT

5:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. Sun-Thur CST

60,000 lbs

FHKNQUVZ

ZL

0.0001 cent per lb. ($6 per contract)

$600

Oats

CBOT

5:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. Sun-Thur CST

5,000 bu

HKNUZ

ZO

1/4 cent per bu. ($12.50 per contract)

$50

Rough Rice

CBOT

5:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. Sun-Thur CST

2,000 cwt

FHKNUX

ZR

1/2 cent per cwt. ($10 per contract)

$2,000

KCBT Red Wheat

KCBT

5:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. Sun-Thur CST

5,000 bu

HKNUZ

KE

1/4 cent per bu. ($12.50 per contract)

$50

Spring Wheat

MGEX

5:00p.m. - 2:15p.m. Sun-Thur CST

5,000 bu

HKNUZ

MW

1/4 cent per bu. ($12.50 per contract)

$50

Canola

WCE

7:00p.m. - 1:15p.m. CST

1 contract 20 tonnes (5 contracts 1 board lot)

FHKNX

RS

$0.10 per tonne (CAD $10.00/board lot or $2.00 per contract)

$20

indices

 

Contract

Exchange

Trading Hours

Size

Months

Symbol

Tick Value

Point value

E-Mini S&P 500

CME

3:30p.m. - 4:30p.m., 5:00p.m. - 3:15p.m. Mon-Thur, Sun 5:00p.m. - 3:15p.m. CST

$50 X S&P's 500 stock index

HMUZ

ES

0.25 ($12.50 per contract)

$50

E-Mini Nasdaq 100

CME

3:30p.m. - 4:30p.m., 5:00p.m. - 3:15p.m. Mon-Thur, Sun 5:00p.m. - 3:15p.m. CST

$20 x Nasdaq 100 Index

HMUZ

NQ

.25 Index Points ($5 /contract)

$20

DJIA mini-sized

CBOTM

3:30p.m. - 4:30p.m., 5:00p.m. - 3:15p.m. Mon-Thur, Sun 5:00p.m. - 3:15p.m. CST

$5 times Dow Jones

HMUZ

YM

1 pt. ($5.00 per contract)

$5

Russell 2000 Mini

ICEUS

7:00p.m. - 3:15p.m. (5:00p.m. start on Sunday) CST

$100 x Index

HMUZ

RJ

0.1 ($10.00 per contract)

$100

E-Mini S&P Midcap

CME

3:30p.m. - 4:30p.m., 5:00p.m. - 3:15p.m. Mon-Thur, Sun 5:00p.m. - 3:15p.m. CST

$100 x S&P's MidCap 400 Index

HMUZ

EW

0.10 ($10.00 per contract)

$100

S&P 500 Index

CME

RTH 8:30a.m. - 3:15p.m. (Globex 3:30p.m. - 4:30p.m., 5:00p.m. - 3:15p.m. Mon-Thur, Sun 5:00p.m. - 8:15a.m.) CST

$250 * Index

HMUZ

SP

0.10 ($25.00 per contract)

$250

Nasdaq 100

CME

RTH 8:30a.m. - 3:15p.m. (Globex 3:30p.m. - 4:30p.m., 5:00p.m. - 3:15p.m. Mon-Thur, Sun 5:00p.m. - 8:15a.m.) CST

$100 x Nasdaq 100 Index

HMUZ

ND

.25 Index Points ($25 /contract)

$100

DJIA

CBOT

7:20a.m. - 3:15p.m. CST

$10 times Dow Jones

HMUZ

DJ

1 pt. ($10.00 per contract)

$10

E-Mini S&P Smallcap

CME

3:30p.m. - 4:30p.m., 5:00p.m. - 3:15p.m. Mon-Thur, Sun 5:00p.m. - 3:15p.m. CST

$100 x S&P's SmallCap 600 Index

HMUZ

PC

0.05 ($10.00 per contract)

$100

CRB CCI Index

ICEUS

9:00a.m. - 1:30p.m. CST

$500 x Index

FGJMQX

CI

0.05 ($25.00 per contract)

$500

CBOE S&P 500 VIX

CFE

7:00a.m. - 3:15p.m. CST

$1000 * Index VIX

FGHJKMNQUVXZ

VI

0.05 ($50.00 per contract)

$1,000

meats

 

Contract

Exchange

Trading Hours

Size

Months

Symbol

Tick Value

Point value

Live Cattle

CME

9:05a.m. - 4:00p.m. Mon, 5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. Tues-Thur, 5:00pm - 1:55p.m. Fri CST

40,000 pounds

GJMQVZ

LE

0.025 cents per pound ($10 per contract)

$400

Feeder Cattle

CME

9:05a.m. - 4:00p.m. Mon, 5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. Tues-Thur, 5:00pm - 1:55p.m. Fri CST

50,000 pounds

FHJKQUVX

GF

0.025 cents per pound ($12.50 per contract)

$500

Lean Hogs

CME

9:05a.m. - 4:00p.m. Mon, 5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. Tues-Thur, 5:00pm - 1:55p.m. Fri CST

40,000 pounds

GJKMNQVZ

HE

0.025 cents per pound ($10 per contract)

$400

Class III Milk

CME

5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. Sun-Thur, 5:00pm - 1:55p.m. Fri CST

200,000 lbs

FGHJKMNQUVXZ

DL

1 point = $0.01 per hundred weight ($20 per contract)

$2,000

metals

 

Contract

Exchange

Trading Hours

Size

Months

Symbol

Tick Value

Point value

Gold

COMEX

7:20a.m. to 12:30p.m. (5:00p.m. - 4:15p.m. (Sun-Fri) CST)

100 Troy ounces

GJMQVZ

GC

$0.10 (10 cent) per troy ounce. ($10.00 per contract)

$100

Silver

COMEX

7:25a.m. to 12:25p.m. (5:00p.m. - 4:15p.m. (Sun-Fri) CST)

5,000 troy ounces

HKNUZ

SI

$0.005 (1 cent) per troy ounce. ($25.00 per contract)

$5,000

High Grade Copper

COMEX

7:10a.m. to 12:00p.m. (Globex 5:00p.m. - 4:15p.m. (Sun-Fri) CST)

25,000 lbs

HKNUZ

HG

0.0005 cent per lb. ($12.50 per contract)

$25,000

Platinum

NYMEX

7:20a.m. to 12:05p.m. (Globex 5:00p.m. - 4:15p.m. Sun-Fri) CST

50 troy ounces

FJNV

PL

$0.10 (10 cent) per troy ounce. ($5.00 per contract)

$50

Palladium

NYMEX

7:30a.m. to 12:00p.m. (Globex 5:00p.m. - 4:15p.m. Sun-Fri) CST

100 troy ounces

HMUZ

PA

$0.05 (5 cent) per troy ounce. ($5 per contract)

$100

Gold mini-sized

NYSE/LIFFE

6:16p.m. - 4:00p.m. CST

33.2 fine troy oz

FGHJKMNQUVXZ

YG

10 cent/fine troy oz. ($3.32 per contract)

$33.20

Silver mini-sized

NYSE/LIFFE

6:16p.m. - 4:00p.m. CST

1,000 troy ounces

FGHJKMNQUVXZ

YI

$0.001/troy oz. ($1.00 per contract)

$1,000

softs

 

Contract

Exchange

Trading Hours

Size

Months

Symbol

Tick Value

Point value

Cotton #2

ICEUS

20:00p.m. - 13:30p.m. CST

50,000 lbs (approximately 100 bales)

HKNVZ

CT

0.01 cent per lb ($5.00 per contract)

$500

Orange Juice

ICEUS

7:00a.m. - 1:00p.m. CST

15,000 lbs

FHKNUX

OJ

0.05 cent per lb. ($7.50 per contract)

$150

Coffee

ICEUS

2:30a.m. - 13:00p.m. CST

37,500 lbs (approximately 250 bags)

HKNUZ

KC

0.05 cents per lb. ($18.75 per contract)

$375

Sugar #11

ICEUS

1:30a.m. - 13:00p.m. CST

112,000 lbs (50 long tonnes)

FHKNV

SB

0.01 cent per lb. ($11.20 per contract)

$1,120

Cocoa

ICEUS

3:00a.m. - 13:00p.m. CST

10 metric tons (22,046 lbs)

HKNUZ

CC

$1.00 per metric ton ($10.00 per contract)

$10

Sugar #16

ICEUS

8:00a.m. - 13:00p.m. CST

112,000 lbs (50 long tonnes)

FHKNUX

SD

0.01 cent per lb. ($11.20 per contract)

$1,120

Lumber

CME

9:05a.m. - 4:00p.m. Mon, 5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. Tues-Thur, 5:00pm - 1:55p.m. Fri CST

110,000 bd ft

FHKNUX

LS

10 cents per thou bd ft. $11.00 per contract

$110



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