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E-mini Dow ($5) End of Month Options Contract Specs

Contract Unit One E-mini Dow ($5) Futures
Minimum Price Fluctuation 1.00 per index point = $5.00 for premium greater than 4.00 per index point

Variable CAB at $1.00, $2.00, $3.00, or $4.00
Trading Hours CME Globex: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET with  trading halt 4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Clearport: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Product Code CME Globex: EYM
CME ClearPort: EYM
Clearing: EYM
Listed Contracts Monthly contracts listed for 2 consecutive months
Termination Of Trading Trading terminates at 4:00 p.m. ET on last business day of the contract month.
Position Limits CBOT Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook CBOT 27A
Price Limit Or Circuit Price Limits 
Vendor Codes Quote Vendor Symbols Listing
Strike Price Listing Procedures 500-point intervals within ± 50% pervious day's settlement price of the underlying futures

100- point intervals within ± 20% previous day's settlement price of the underlying futures

50- point intervals within ± 10% previous day's settlement price of the underlying futures for the two nearest quarterly cycle month options
Exercise Procedure European Style. Exercisable only on expiration day.
Settlement At Expiration Settlement at Expiration: Option exercise results in a position in the underlying cash-settled futures contract. Options which are in-the-money on the last day of trading are automatically exercised. A 4:00 p.m. ET price fixing based on the weighted average traded price fixing of the E-mini Dow ($5) futures in the last 30 seconds of trading on expiration day (3:59:30 p.m.-4:00:00 p.m. ET) will be used to determine which options are in-the-money. Contrarian instructions are prohibited.
Settlement Method Deliverable
Underlying E-mini Dow ($5) Futures

About E-mini Dow

An electronically traded futures contract representing a portion of standard DJIA futures, E-mini Dow futures offer an accessible alternative to manage exposure to the U.S. stock market. Based on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, E-mini Dow futures offer exposure to the 30 U.S. blue-chip companies represented in the stock index.  


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