Contract Unit One futures contract for 62,500 British pounds
Minimum Price Fluctuation 0.0001 per British pound increment =$6.25
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per British Pouind increment
Trading Hours CME Globex: Sunday 5:00 p.m. - Friday - 4:00 p.m. CT with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 4:00 p.m. CT
CME ClearPort: Sunday 5:00 p.m. - Friday 5:45 p.m. CT with no reporting Monday - Thursday from 5:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. CT
Open Outcry: Monday - Friday 7:20 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. CT
Product Code CME Globex: WG1,WG2,WG3,WG4,WG5
CME ClearPort: WG1,WG2,WG3,WG4,WG5
Open Outcry: WG1,WG2,WG3,WG4,WG5
Clearing: WG1,WG2,WG3,WG4,WG5
Listed Contracts Weekly contracts listed for 4 consecutive weeks
Settlement Procedures Option on physical delivery futures contract
Termination Of Trading Trading terminates at 9:00 am CT on Wednesday of the contract week.
Exchange Rulebook CME 251A
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
Price Limit Or Circuit Price Limits
Vendor Codes Quote Vendor Symbols Listing
Strike Price Listing Procedures +/- 8 strikes at 0.0025 interval plus an additional +/-15 strikes at 0.0050 interval
Exercise Style European style. Auto-exercised against CME Group FX Fixing Price; no contrary instructions allowed.
In-the-money (ITM) strikes exercised. Out-of-the-money (OTM) strikes abandoned.
An option is ITM if the CME Group FX Fixing Price for the underlying futures contract is equal to or above the strike price in the case of a call or below the strike price in the case of a put.
Settlement Method Deliverable
Underlying British Pound Sterling/U.S. Dollar (GBP/USD) Futures