|Contract Unit||$250 x S&P 500 Index|
|Trading Hours||Open Outcry: Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)
CME Globex: Sunday - Friday: 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET with a trading halt 9:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
CME Clearport: Sunday - Friday: 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
|Minimum Price Fluctuation||
Outright: 0.10 index points=$25
Calendar Spread: 0.05 index points=$12.50
|Product Code||CME Globex: SPCME ClearPort: SPOpen Outcry: SPClearing: SP|
|Listed Contracts|| Open Outcry: Eight months in the March Quarterly Cycle (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec)
CME Globex: Current lead month in the March Quarterly Cycle (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec)
|Settlement Method||Financially Settled|
|Termination Of Trading|| Open Outcry: 4:15 p.m. ET on Thursday prior to 3rd Friday of the contract month
CME Globex: On the rollover date (typcially eight days prior to last trade date for open outcry) when the lead month goes off the screen and the deferred month becomes the new lead month. View Rollover Dates
|Settlement Procedures||Settlement Procedures|
|Position Limits||CME Position Limits|
|Exchange Rulebook||CME 351|
|Price Limit Or Circuit||Price Limits|
|Vendor Codes||Quote Vendor Symbols Listing|
S&P 500 futures and options offer a capital-efficient means to manage exposure to the leading large –cap companies of the U.S. stock market. Based on the underlying Standard & Poor’s 500 stock index, which is made up of 500 individual stocks representing the market capitalizations of large companies, the S&P 500 Index is a leading indicator of large-cap U.S. equities.
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