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Nikkei/Yen Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit ¥500 (yen) x Nikkei Stock Average
Trading Hours CME Globex: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. New York time/ET (5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Chicago Time/CT).  Monday - Thursday 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. New York Time/ET (4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) daily maintenance period.
CME ClearPort: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. New York time/ET (5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Chicago Time/CT).  Monday - Thursday 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. New York Time/ET (4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) daily maintenance period.
Minimum Price Fluctuation 5.00 index points=¥2500
Product Code CME Globex: NIY
CME ClearPort: N1
Clearing: N1
Listed Contracts 12 quarterlies and 3 serials
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Termination Of Trading CME Globex - 4:00 p.m. on the Thursday prior to the second Friday of the contract month
Settlement Procedures Nikkei (Yen) Settlement Procedures
Position Limits CME Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook CME 352B
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
Price Limit Or Circuit Price Limits
Vendor Codes Quote Vendor Symbols Listing

About Nikkei 225 Yen Futures

Nikkei 225 Yen-denominated futures allow market participants to gain exposure to Japan’s premier stock index while also gaining exposure to the Japanese yen. An efficient way to monitor Japan’s economy and stock market, Nikkei 225 includes the top 225 blue-chip companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. 

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