Trade the E-mini S&P

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See the below contract information for the E-mini S&P

Opening Date9/9/1997
Ticker SymbolES
Contract Size$50 x E-mini S&P 500 futures price
Tick Size
(minimum fluctuation)
Calendar Spread:
0.25 index points=$12.50
0.05 index points=$12.50
Trading Hours
(Central Time)
for CME Globex ETH
Sunday – Friday
5:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. with a 15 minute halt from 3:15 p.m
– 3:30 p.m.
(Daily maintenance shutdown 4:00 p.m.-5:00p.m.)
Contract MonthsFive months in the March Quarterly Cycle(Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec)
Last Trade Date/
Time for CME Globex
Trading can occur up to 8:30 a.m. on the 3rd Friday of the
contract month
Final Settlement
Cash Settlement. All open positions at close of last day of
trading are settled in cash to the Special Opening Quotation
(SOQ) on Friday a.m. of the S&P 500 Index
Daily Price LimitsRTH: Successive 10%, 20%, 30% limits (downside only)

ETH (overnight): 5% up or down
Position LimitsWork in conjunction with existing S&P 500 position limits
Exchange RuleThese contracts are listed with, and subject to, the
rules and regulations of the CMEGroup

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*All information subject to change without notice and we cannot guarantee it’s accuracy. For the most updated information, please visit the exchange at cmegroup.com

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