Foreign Currencies Trading

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About the E-Micro FX    Futures Market

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Overview


1/10th the standard contract size

E-Micro FX Futures are 1/10th of the size of standard Forex futures and have 1/10th the risk exposure (comparing an equal number of Forex futures contracts and E-Micro contracts, the E-Micro contracts would have smaller risk because of their smaller size).


Six Currency Pairs

Trade EUR/USD, USD/JPY, GBP/USD, USD/CAD, AUD/USD, and USD/CHF.


Security

CME Group provides security through centralized clearing, guaranteed counterparty credit and segregation of customer funds.


Largest Regulated Forex Market

E-Micro FX Futures are traded on exchange with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, which is regulated by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. With more than $100 billion in daily liquidity, CME Forex is the largest regulated Forex marketplace in the world. The CME Forex product suite consists of 49 futures and 32 options contracts based on 20 currencies.

E-Micro FX Futures Contract Specifications

E-Micro EUR/USD E-Micro USD/JPY E-Micro GPB/USD
Contract Size 12,500 euros 10,000 US dollars 6,250 British pounds
Delivery Cash settled Cash settled Cash settled
Minimum Tick Size 0.001 USD/EUR
(= US$1.25)
0.01 JPY/USD
(= ¥100)
0.0001 USD/GBP
(= 1.00 CAD)
Contract Value If USD/EUR = 1.3000 then contract = $16,250 (= €12,500 x $1.3000/€) If JPY/USD = 93.00 then contract = ¥930,000 (= $10,000 x 93.00¥/$) If USD/GBP = 1.5000 then contract = $9,375 (= £6,250 x $1.5000/£)
Ticker Symbols M6E M6J M6B
Contract Months Two months in the March quarterly cycle (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec)
Last Trade Date/Time 9:16 am on the second business day immediately preceding the third Wednesday of the contract month (usually Monday)
Trading Hours Sundays: 5:00 pm - 4:00 pm the next day
Monday - Friday: 5:00 pm - 4:00 pm the next day, except on Friday, which closes at 4:00pm and reopens Sunday at 5:00 pm

 

E-Micro USD/CAD E-Micro AUD/USD E-Micro USD/CHF
Contract Size 10,000 US dollars 10,000 Australian dollars 10,000 US dollars
Delivery Cash settled Cash settled Cash settled
Minimum Tick Size 0.0001 USD/AUD
(= 1.00 CAD)
0.0001 USD/AUD
(= US$1.00)
0.0001 CHF/USD
(= 1.00 CHF)
Contract Value If CAD/USD = 1.2500 then contract = 12,500 CAD (= $10,000 x 1.2500 If USD/AUD = 0.6600 then contract = US$6,600 (= 10,000 AUD x US$0.6600/AUD) If CHF/USD = 1.2000 then contract = 12,000 CHF (= $10,000 x 1.2000 CHF/$)
Ticker Symbols M6C M6A M6S
Contract Months Two months in the March quarterly cycle (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec)
Last Trade Date/Time 9:16 am on the business day immediately preceding the third Wednesday of the contract month (usually Tuesday) 9:16 am on the second business day immediately preceding the third Wednesday of the contract month (usually Monday) 9:16 am on the second business day immediately preceding the third Wednesday of the contract month (usually Monday)
Trading Hours Sundays: 5:00 pm - 4:00 pm the next day
Monday - Friday: 5:00 pm - 4:00 pm the next day, except on Friday, which closes at 4:00pm and reopens Sunday at 5:00 pm