E-MINI S&P 500 FUTURES - CONTRACT SPECS

Contract Unit $50 x S&P 500 Index
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per index point
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.

BTIC: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET

TACO: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 a.m. ET. Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET; 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
 
TACO:  Sunday 6:00 p.m. - Monday 9:30 a.m. ET. Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET and 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 a.m. ET. Friday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET.
Minimum Price Fluctuation 0.25 index points = $12.50

Calendar spreads: 0.05 index points = $2.50

BTIC: 0.05 index points = $2.50

TACO: 0.05 index points = $2.50
Product Code CME Globex: ES
CME ClearPort: ES
Clearing: ES
BTIC: "EST","ESQ"
Listed Contracts Quarterly contracts (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec) listed for 5 consecutive quarters
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Termination Of Trading Trading terminates at 9:30 a.m. ET on the 3rd Friday of the contract month.

BTIC trading terminates at 4:00 p.m. ET on the Thursday before the 3rd Friday of contract month.

TACO trading terminates at 9:30 a.m. ET on the Thursday before the 3rd Friday of the contract month.
Settlement Procedures Settlement Procedures
Position Limits Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook CME 358
Block Minimum Block Table
Price Limit Or Circuit Price Limits
Vendor Codes Quote Vendor Symbols

About E-mini S&P 500

An electronically traded futures contract one fifth the size of standard S&P futures, E-mini S&P 500 futures and options are based on the underlying Standard & Poor’s 500 stock index. Made up of 500 individual stocks representing the market capitalizations of large companies, the S&P 500 Index is a leading indicator of large-cap U.S. equities. 

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