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Euro FX Option (American) Contract Specs

Contract Unit One futures contract for 125,000 euro
Minimum Price Fluctuation $.0001 per euro increments ($12.50/contract). Also, trades may occur at $.00005 ($6.25), $.00015 ($18.75), $.00025 ($31.25), $.00035 ($43.75), and $.00045 ($56.25), when price is below five ticks of premium.
Trading Hours CME Globex: 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 5:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Chicago Time (CT) with a 45–minute break each day beginning at 4:15 p.m.
Open Outcry: 7:20 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Central Time (CT)
Product Code CME Globex: 6E
CME ClearPort: EC
Open Outcry: EC
Clearing: EC
Listed Contracts Four months in the March quarterly cycle (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec) and 2 serial months
Settlement Procedures Option on physical delivery futures contract
Termination Of Trading Close of trading is on the second Friday immediately preceding the third Wednesday of the contract month. (2:00 p.m. CT)
Position Limits CME Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook CME 261A
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
Price Limit Or Circuit Price Limits
Vendor Codes Quote Vendor Symbols Listing
Settlement Method Deliverable
Underlying Euro FX Futures