Micro futures and options

Trade a slice of our liquid futures and options markets and get the same capital efficiency as standard contracts with less upfront financial commitment.

Trade a slice of our liquid futures and options markets and gain more versatility in your trading.

Micro-sized contracts, more opportunities

Diversify your portfolio and add flexibility for trading Precious Metals, FX, Energy, Rates, and Equity Indices. Scale positions up and down with precision and gain more control over your exposure.

Build your portfolio and benefit from more exposure for a fraction of the upfront financial commitment. Fine tune your exposure to Precious Metals, like Gold and Silver. Trade major currency pairs like EUR/USD and GBP/USD. Access the flexibility of Micro-E-mini futures and options, with indices including the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq-100. Explore the opportunities of Bitcoin with Micro Bitcoin futures. Trade interest rates markets in either price or yield. 

Find the latest resources on Micros products to build your portfolio and benefit from more exposure for a fraction of the upfront financial commitment. Access opportunities across five asset classes: equity indices, precious metals, currencies, rates and bitcoin.

Latest news, updates and events for Micro products

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Explore our Micro products

Learn about the Micro products across multiple asset classes, and explore different ways to trade them.


Big in stature. Smaller in size.

Ultra 10 and Ultra T-Bond futures are now ready to trade, bringing enhanced access to key points on the Treasury curve.

Trade a slice of our four most liquid Equity Index products. At 1/10 the size of E-mini contracts, Micro E-mini futures and options were designed for flexibility.

Precisely scale crypto exposure with Micro Bitcoin and Micro Ether futures, sized at 1/10 of their underlying tokens.

Uncover new metals opportunities, diversify, or manage price risk with our Micro Metals products, which are 1/5th or 1/10 the size of standard products.

Capture the potential of the fast-paced FX markets or hedge your exposure to foreign currencies with contracts 1/5th or 1/10 the size of standard pairings.

Micro Energy

Tap into the same features as the world’s most liquid oil contract, WTI futures, in a smaller-sized contract with smaller margin requirements.

Discover the liquidity, security, and diversity of government bond markets with Micro Treasury futures and Yield futures. With your choice of trades in either price or yield, access markets in a smaller-sized contract with lower margin requirements.

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Find a Broker

Ready to trade futures? Visit a list of online brokers below to get started.


Gain an overview of the Micro Copper futures market.

Take self-guided courses on Micro futures and options products.

If you’re new to futures, the courses below can help you quickly understand the market and start trading.

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