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E-mini S&P 500 Futures Contract Specs

Opening Date 9/9/1997
Ticker Symbol ES
ES= Clearing
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Contract Size $50 x S&P 500 Index
Tick Size (minimum fluctuation) OUTRIGHT 0.25 index points=$12.50
CALENDAR SPREAD 0.05 index points=$2.50
Trading Hours
All time listed are Central Time
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MON – FRI: 5:00 p.m. previous day – 4:15 p.m.; trading halt from 3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Contract Months Five months in the March Quarterly Cycle (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec)
Last Trade Date/Time
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Trading can occur up to 8:30 a.m. on the 3rd Friday of the contract month
Settlement Procedure Daily E-mini S&P 500 Settlement Procedure (PDF)
Final E-mini S&P 500 Settlement Procedure (PDF)
Daily Price Limits View price limits details.
Position Limits See: CME Rulebook Chapter 5 - POSITION LIMIT, POSITION ACCOUNTABILITY AND REPORTABLE LEVEL TABLE
Block Trade Eligibility No. View more on block-trade eligible contracts.
Block Minimum N/A
Rulebook Chapter 358
Exchange Rule These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of CME.