Trade the E-mini S&P

Trade the E-mini S&P for only 59¢ commission plus exchange and NFA fees. When combined with our sophisticated trading platforms and institutional level trading infrastructure you have access to instant fills for futures trading. Try a free demo on our trading platforms with real-time quotes and charts.

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

Opening Date


Ticker Symbol


Contract Size

$50 x E-mini S&P 500 futures price

Tick Size (minimum fluctuation)


0.25 index points=$12.50

Calendar Spread:

0.05 index points=$2.50

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 Months

Five 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 Procedure

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 Limits

RTH: Successive 10%, 20%, 30% limits (downside only)

ETH (overnight): 5% up or down

Position Limits

Work in conjunction with existing S&P 500 position limits

Exchange Rule

These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of the CMEGroup

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