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Nikkei/USD Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit $5.00 x Nikkei Stock Average
Trading Hours CME Globex: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) 

CME Globex BTIC: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - Monday 1:00 a.m./2:00 a.m. ET (3 p.m. Tokyo).
Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m./2:00 a.m. ET (3 p.m. Tokyo); no 11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. ET session on Friday. Monday - Thursday 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET daily maintenance period.

CME Clearport: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET

CME Clearport BTIC: Sunday 6:00 p.m. - Monday 1:00 a.m./2:00 a.m. ET (3:00 p.m. Tokyo time). Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET and 6:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m./2:00 a.m. ET (3pm Tokyo time). Friday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  ET. Monday - Thursday 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ET daily maintenance period.
Minimum Price Fluctuation 5.00 index points= $25.00
BTIC: 0.10 index points= $0.50
Product Code CME Globex: NKD
CME ClearPort: NK
Clearing: NK
BTIC: NKT
Listed Contracts 12 months in the March Quarterly Cycle (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec), and 3 December expirations

BTIC: 12 months in the March Quarterly Cycle (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec), and 3 December expirations
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Termination Of Trading Trading terminates at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on Business Day prior to 2nd Friday of the contract month.

BTIC trading terminates at 1:00 a.m./2:00 a.m. ET (3:00 p.m. Tokyo time) on the Thursday prior to the second Friday of the contract month 
Settlement Procedures Settlement Procedures
Position Limits CME Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook CME 352
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
Price Limit Or Circuit Price Limits 
Vendor Codes Quote Vendor Symbols Listing

About Nikkei 225 Dollar Futures

Nikkei 225 USD-denominated futures provide investors with an efficient way to access the opportunities of the Japanese equity market and trade using U.S. dollars. Japan’s premier stock index, the Nikkei 225, includes the top 225 blue-chip companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.  

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