Product Overview

What are Australian Dollar Futures?

A futures contract that allows market participants to take a position on the value of the Australian Dollar or "Aussie Dollar" vs. the US Dollar.

Why would you want to trade Australian Dollar futures?

  1. Enables traders to gain exposure or find correlations to the gold, coal, minerals and mining markets.
  2. Proxy currency to the Chinese Renmibi offering traders exposure to moves in the Chinese economy.
  3. Typically the 5th most traded currency pair in the FX market.

How do you trade Australian Dollar futures?

If you have exposure to foreign currencies or are looking to accept risk in the FX marketplace, then trading FX futures offers you the opportunity to hedge your risk or express an opinion on the value of one currency versus another.

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Contract Specifications

Contract Month

H, M, U, Z (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec)

Trading Hours

Sunday – Friday 5:00pm – 4:00pm CT with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 4:00pm CT


Australian Dollar

Contract Size

100,000 Australian dollars

Trading Venue

CME offers electronic trading almost 24/6

Minimum Tick

$0.0001 per Australian dollar increments

Product Symbol


Dollar Value of One Tick


Options Available

Quarterly, Serial, Monthly, Weekly

Notional Value

Exchange Rulebook

CME 255

Price Limit or Circuit

Price Limits

Settlement Method


Termination of Trading

9:16 a.m. Central Time (CT) on the second business day immediately preceding the third Wednesday of the contract month (usually Monday).

Contract Specifications

Product Name

Options Expirations

Options Symbol

Trading Venue

Trading Hours

Sunday – Friday 5:00pm – 4:00pm CT with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 4:00pm CT

Type Of Expiration

Minimum Tick Size

Australian Dollar 6A Price

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