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British Pound Option (American) Contract Specs

Contract Size One futures contract for 62,500 British pounds
Contract Month Listings Four months in the March quarterly cycle (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec), 2 serial months and 4 weekly
Settlement Procedure Option on physical delivery futures contract
Position Accountability 10,000 contracts
Ticker Symbol American Style Quarterly and serial options:
CME Globex Electronic Markets: 6B
Open Outcry: CP
Puts: PP

American Style Weekly options:
CME Globex Electronic Markets: 6B1-6B5
Open Outcry: 1B - 5B
AON Code: LP

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Minimum Price Fluctuation (Tick) $.0001 per British pound increments ($6.25/contract).
Trading Hours CME Globex (ETH) Sundays: 5:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Central Time (CT) next day. Monday – Friday: 5:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT the next day, except on Friday – closes at 4:00 p.m. and reopens Sunday at 5:00 p.m. CT.
CME ClearPort Sunday – Friday 6:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. (5:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) with a 45–minute break each day beginning at 5:15 p.m. (4:15 p.m. CT)
Open Outcry (RTH) 7:20 a.m.– 2:00 p.m.
Last Trade Date / Time
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Quarterly and Serial Options: Close of trading is on the second Friday immediately preceding the third Wednesday of the contract month. (2:00 p.m. CT)

Weekly Options: Close of trading is on the four nearest Fridays that are not also terminations for quarterly and serial options. (2:00 p.m. CT)
Exchange Rule These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of CME.
Block Trade Eligibility Yes. View more on Block Trade eligible contracts.
Block Trade Minimum 250 Contracts