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CONTRACT EXCHANGE SIZE MONTHS HOURS MIN. FLUCTUATION DAILY LIMIT

Agricultural

Canola ICECAN 1 WCE Canola contract F, H, K, N, X 20:00–15:00 C$.10/ton = C$2.00 None
Cocoa ICEUS 1 ICEUS Cocoa contract All 12 months elec. 4:00-14:00 $1/ton = $10.00 None
Cocoa LIFFE 1 LIFFE Cocoa contract H, K, N, U, Z 9:32-16:50 £1/ton = £10.00 None
Coffee "C"® ICEUS 1 ICEUS Coffee "C" contract All 12 months elec. 3:30-14:00 .01¢/lb. = $3.75 None
Coffee-Robusta LIFFE 1 LIFFE Robusta Coffee contract F, H, K, N, U, X 9:02-17:30 $1/ton = $10.00 None
Corn CME®-G 1 Corn contract (5,000 bu.) All 12 months 8:30-13:15 CT; Globex® 19:00-7:45 Sun.–Fri.; 8:30–13:15 Mon.–Fri. 1/8¢/bu. = $6.25 40¢/bu. = $2,000(c)
Cotton #2 SM ICEUS 1 ICEUS Cotton #2 SM contract H, K, N, V, Z elec.21:00-14:30 .01¢/lb. = $5.00 None
Feeder Cattle CME®-G 1 Feeder Cattle contract F, H, J, K, Q, U, V, X 9:05-13:02; Globex® 9:05 Mon-13:55 Fri with 16:00-17:00 daily shutdowns (Central Time) 2.5¢/cwt. = $12.50 None
Lean Hogs CME®-G 1 Lean Hog contract G, J, K, M, N, Q, V, Z 9:05-13:02; Globex® 9:05 Mon-13:55 Fri with 16:00-17:00 daily shutdowns (Central Time) 2.5¢/cwt. = $10.00 None
Live Cattle CME®-G 1 CME Live Cattle contract All 12 months 9:05-13:02; Globex® 9:05 Mon-13:55 Fri with 16:00-17:00 daily shutdowns (Central Time) 2.5¢/cwt. = $10.00 None
Milk-Class III CME®-G 1 Milk contract All 12 months 9:05-13:12; Globex® 17:00-16:00, Fri early close at 13:55 (Central Time) 1¢/cwt. = $20.00 None
Oats CME®-G 1 Oat contract (5,000 bu.) All 12 months 8:30-13:15; Globex® 19:00-7:45 Sun.–Fri.; 8:30–13:15 Mon.–Fri. 1/8¢/bu. = $6.25 20¢/bu. = $1,000(c)
Orange Juice-1 and A ICEUS 1 ICEUS Orange Juice contract All 12 months electronic 8:00-14:00 .05¢/lb. = $7.50 None
Random Length Lumber CME®-G 1 Random Length Lumber contract All 12 months 9:00-13:07; Globex® Mon 9:00 – Fri 1:55 Daily trading halts 16:00–17:00(Central Time) 10¢/mbf. = $11 None
Rice (Rough) CME®-G 1 Rough Rice contract (2,000 cwt.) All 12 months 8:30-13:15 CT; Globex® 19:00-7:45 Sun.–Fri.; 8:30–13:15 Mon.–Fri. ¼¢/cwt. = $5.00 50¢/cwt. = $1,000(c)
Soybean Meal CME®-G 1 Soybean Meal contract (100 s. ton) All 12 months 8:30-13:15 CT; Globex® 19:00-7:45 Sun.–Fri.; 8:30–13:15 Mon.–Fri. 5¢/s ton = $5.00 $20/s ton = $2000(c)
Soybean Oil CME®-G 1 Soybean Oil contract (60,000 lb.) All 12 months 8:30-13:15 CT; Globex® 19:00-7:45 Sun.–Fri.; 8:30–13:15 Mon.–Fri. ½¢/cwt. = $3.00 2.5¢/lb. = $1,500(c)
Soybeans CME®-G 1 Soybean contract (5,000 bu.) All 12 months 8:30-13:15 CT; Globex® 19:00-7:45 Sun.–Fri.; 8:30–13:15 Mon.–Fri. 1/8¢/bu. = $6.25 70¢/bu. = $3,500(c)
Sugar #11 SM ICEUS 1 ICEUS Sugar #11 contract All 12 months elec. 2:30-14:00 .01¢/lb. = $11.20 None
Sugar-White LIFFE 1 LIFFE White Sugar contract H, K, Q, V, Z 8:47-18:30(a) 5¢/ton = $2.50 None
Wheat CME®-G 1 Wheat contract (5,000 bu.) All 12 months 8:30-13:15 CT; Globex® 19:00-7:45 Sun.–Fri.; 8:30–13:15 Mon.–Fri. 1/8¢/bu. = $6.25 60¢/bu. = $3,000
Wheat KCBT 1 KCBT Wheat contract All 12 months 9:30-14:00; electronic 17:00-14:00 Sun.-Fri. 1/8¢/bu. = $6.25 None
Wheat-Hard Red Spring MGE 1 MGE Spring Wheat contract H, K, N, U, Z 8:30-13:30 Mon.-Fri.; electronic 8:30–13:30 Mon.-Fri. 1/8¢/bu. = $6.25 60¢/bu. = $3,000

Currencies

Australian Dollar CME®-G 1 Australian Dollar contract (100,000 AUD) All 12 months 7:20-14:00; Globex® 17:00-16:00 (Central Time) .01¢/AD = $10.00 None
British Pound CME®-G 1 British Pound contract (62,500 £) All 12 months 7:20-14:00; Globex® 17:00-16:00 (Central Time) .01¢/£ = $6.25 None
Canadian Dollar CME®-G 1 Canadian Dollar contract (100,000 CAD) All 12 months 7:20-14:00; Globex® 17:00-16:00 (Central Time) .01¢/C$ = $10.00 None
Euro FX CME®-G 1 Euro FX contract (125,000 €) All 12 months 7:20-14:00; Globex® 17:00-16:00 (Central Time) .01¢/€ = $12.50 None
Japanese Yen CME®-G 1 Japanese Yen contract (12,500,000 ¥) All 12 months 7:20-14:00; Globex® 17:00-16:00 (Central Time) .0001¢/¥ = $12.50 None
Swiss Franc CME®-G 1 Swiss Franc contract (125,000 CHF) All 12 months 7:20-14:00; Globex® 17:00-16:00 (Central Time) .01¢/SF = $12.50 None

Energy

Crude Oil-Brent ICEEUR 1,000 barrels per lot All 12 months 00:00-22:00 London Local Time US1¢/bbl. = $10.00 None
Crude Oil-Light Sweet CME®-G 1 CME®-G Crude Oil Light Sweet contract All 12 months 9:00-14:30; Globex® 18:00-17:15 (Central Time) $.01/bbl. = $10.00 None
Gas Oil ICEEUR 100 Metric Tonnes per lot All 12 months 0:00-22:00 London Local Time US5¢/tonne = $5.00 None
Gas—No lead (RBOB) CME®-G 1 CME®-G NYH Gasoline unleaded contract All 12 months 9:00-14:30; Globex® 18:00-17:15 (Central Time) .01¢/gal. = $4.20 None
Heating Oil CME®-G 1 CME®-G Heating Oil contract All 12 months 9:00-14:30; Globex® 18:00-17:15 (Central Time) .01¢/gal. = $4.20 None
Natural Gas—Henry Hub CME®-G 1 CME®-G Henry Hub Natural Gas contract All 12 months 9:00-14:30; Globex® 18:00-17:15 (Central Time) .1¢/MMBtu = $10.00 None

Indexes

CAC 40® Index ENP 1 ENP CAC40® Index Options contract All 12 months 9:00-17:30 .10 pt. = €1 Consult exchg.
DAX® EUREX 1 EUREX DAX® contract All 12 months 8:50-17:30 .10 = €0.50 None
DJIA® Index CME®-G 1 DJIA® Index contract Fl:H M U Z
Globex®: All 12 months
8:30-15:15; Globex® 17:00-8:15; 15:30-16:30 (Central Time) .5 pt. = $5.00 Consult exchg.
Dow Index E-mini® CME®-G 1 E-mini® Dow Index contract All 12 months Globex® 17:00-15:15; 15:30-16:30 (Central Time) 1 pt. = $5.00 Consult exchg.
IBEX-35 mini MEFF 1 IBEX-35 mini Futures contract All 12 months 9:00–17:35 pls. consult exchg. None
KOSPI 200 KRX 1 KOSPI 200 Index contract All 12 months 9:00-15:15 .05 =KRW 25,000 Consult exchg.
MSCI Taiwan SGX 1 SGX MSCI Taiwan Index contract All 12 months 14:35-2:00; 8:45-13:50 .01 pt. = US$1.00 Consult exchg.
NASDAQ 100® Index CME®-G 1 NASDAQ 100® Index contract All 12 months 8:30-15:15; Globex® 17:00-8:15; 15:30-16:30 (Central Time) .25 pt. = $25.00 Consult exchg.
NASDAQ 100® Index-e-mini® CME®-G 1 E-mini® NASDAQ 100® Index contract All 12 months Globex® 17:00-15:15; 15:30-16:30 (Central Time) .25 pt. = $5.00 Consult exchg.
NIKKEI 225® OSE 1 OSE NIKKEI 225® contract All 12 months 9:00-15:15; 16:30-3:00 ¥1 or ¥5 or ¥10 Consult exchg.
NIKKEI 225® SGX 1 SGX NIKKEI 225® contract All 12 months 7:45–14:30; 15:15–2:00 1 pt = ¥500.00 Pls. consult exchg.
NIKKEI 225®-Dollar CME®-G 1 NIKKEI 225® USD contract All 12 months 8:00-15:15 (Central Time) 5 pt. = $25.00 Consult exchg.
S&P 500® E-Mini® & EOM CME®-G 1 S&P 500® E-Mini® contract All 12 months Globex® 17:00-15:15; 15:30-16:30 (Central Time) .25 = $12.50 Consult exchg.
S&P 500® Index & EOM CME®-G 1 S&P 500® Index contract All 12 months 8:30-15:15; Globex® 15:30-16:30; 17:00-8:15 (Central Time) .10 = $25.00 Consult exchg.
S&P GSCI® CME®-G 1 S&P GSCI® contract All 12 months 7:55-13:40 (Central Time) .05 pt. = $12.50 None
S&P MidCap 400® Index CME®-G 1 S&P MidCap 400® Index contract All 12 months 8:30-15:15 (Central Time) .05 = $25.00 Consult exchg.
SMI® EUREX 1 EUREX SMI® contract All 12 months 8:50-17:20 CHF.1 = CHF1.00 None
SPI 200 TM Index ASX 1 ASX SPI 200 TM Index contract All 12 months 9:50-16:30; 17:10-8:00 .5 = A$12.50 None
STOXX®50/ EuroSTOXX50® EUREX 1 EUREX STOXX®50/ EuroSTOXX50® contract All 12 months 8:50-17:30 .10 = €1.00 None
US $ Index ICEUS 1 ICEUS U.S. Dollar Index contract All 12 months 20:00–17:00 .005 = $5.00 None
VIX (CBOE Volatility Index) CBOE $100 x VIX Index All 12 months 8:30-15:15 .05 below $3; .10 above $3 None

Interest Rates

Austral. Govt. Bond 10-yr. ASX 1 ASX Australian Govt. Bond-10 Yr. contract H, M, U, Z 8:32-16:30; 17:12-7:30 .005%/Annum None
Austral. Govt. Bond 3-yr. ASX 1 ASX Australian Govt. Bond-3 Yr. contract H, M, U, Z 8:30-16:30; 17:10-7:30 .005%/Annum None
Bank Bill-90 day ASX 1 ASX 90-day Bank Accepted Bill contract All 12 months 8:28-16:30; 17:08-7:30 .005%/Annum None
Banker's Accpt.-Can. 3 mo. ME 1 ME 3-mo. Can. Banker's Accpt. Contract H, M, U, Z 8:00-15:00 .005 = C$12.50 None
Euribor (3-mo.) LIFFE 1 LIFFE 3-mo. Euribor contract All 12 months LIFFE CONNECT 7:02-18:00 .005 = €12.50 None
Euribor 1-yr. Midcurve LIFFE 1 LIFFE Euribor contract All 12 months LIFFE CONNECT 7:02-18:00 .005 = €12.50 None
Euro BOBL EUREX 1 EUREX Euro BOBL contract All 12 months 8:00-19:00 .005 = €5.00 None
Euro Bund EUREX 1 EUREX Euro Bund contract All 12 months 8:00-19:00 .01 = €10.00 None
Euro Schatz EUREX 1 EUREX Euro Schatz contract All 12 months 8:00-19:00 .005 = €5.00 None
Euro Swiss Franc 3-mo. LIFFE 1 LIFFE Euro Swiss Franc 3-mo. contract H, M, U, Z LIFFE CONNECT 7:32-18:00 .005 = SF12.50 None
Eurodollar CME®-G 1 Eurodollar contract All 12 months 7:20-14:00; Globex® 17:00-16:00 (Central Time) Consult exchg. None
Eurodollar 1-/2-/5-Yr. MidCurve CME®-G 1 Eurodollar contract All 12 months 7:20-14:00; Globex® 17:00-16:00 (Central Time) ½ basis pt. = $12.50 None
Fed. Funds-30 day CME®-G 1 30 day Fed. Funds contract All 12 months 7:20-14:00; Globex® 17:00-16:00 (Central Time) ¼ basis pt. = $10.4175 None
Japanese Govt. Bonds (all) TSE 1 TSE Japanese Govt. Bond contr All 12 months 9:00-11:00; 12:30-15:00; 15:30-18:00 .01 = ¥10,000.00 Pls. consult exchg.
Short Sterling LIFFE 1 LIFFE Short Sterling contract All 12 Months LIFFE CONNECT 7:32-18:00 .005 = £6.25 None
Short Sterling-Mid-Curve LIFFE 1 LIFFE Short Sterling contract All 12 months LIFFE CONNECT 7:32-18:00 .005 = £6.25 None
T-Bonds-10-Yr. (Overnight) ASX 1 ASX 10-Yr. T-Bond contract (overnight) H, M, U, Z 17:12–7:30; 8:32–16:30 .005/ Annum None
T-Bonds-3-Yr. (Intra-Day) ASX 1 ASX 3-Yr. T-Bond contract H, M, U, Z 17:10–7:30; 8:30–16:30 .005/ Annum None
T-Bonds-3-Yr. (Overnight) ASX 1 ASX 3-Yr. T-Bond contract (overnight) H, M, U, Z 17:10-7:30 .005/ Annum None
U.S. T-Bonds-30 Yr. CME®-G 1 30-Yr. T-Bond contract All 12 months 7:20-14:00; Globex® 17:00-16:00 (Central Time) 1/64 pt. = $15.625 None
U.S. T-Notes-10Yr. CME®-G 1 10-Yr. T-Note contract All 12 months 7:20-14:00; Globex® 17:00-16:00 (Central Time) 1/64 pt. = $15.625 None
U.S. T-Notes-2 Yr. CME®-G 1 2-Yr. T-Note contract All 12 months 7:20-14:00; Globex® 17:00-16:00 (Central Time) ½ of 1/64 pt. = $15.625 None
U.S. T-Notes-5 Yr. CME®-G 1 5-Yr. T-Note contract All 12 months 7:20-14:00; Globex® 17:00-16:00 (Central Time) ½ of 1/64 pt. = $7.8125 None

Metals

Gold CME®-G 1 COMEX Gold contract All 12 months 8:20-13:30; Globex® 18:00-17:15 (Eastern Time) 10¢/oz. = $10.00 None
Gold TOCOM 1 TOCOM Gold contract G, J, M, Q, V, Z 9:00-15:30; 17:00-04:00 1¥/g. = ¥1,000 Consult exchg.
Platinum CME®-G 1 CME®-G Platinum contract All 12 months 8:20-13:05; ACCESS 10¢/oz. = $5.00 None
Silver CME®-G 1 COMEX 5,000 oz. Silver contract All 12 months 8:25-13:25; Globex® 18:00-17:15 (Eastern Time) 1¢/oz. = $5.00 None

F = Jan, G = Feb, H = Mar, J = Apr, K = May, M = Jun, N = Jul, Q = Aug, U = Sep, V = Oct, X = Nov, Z = Dec

NOTES TO CONTRACT SPECIFICATIONS (Specs)

(a) May differ occasionally, please consult exchange.
(b) Globex week opens Sunday Evening, and closes Friday Evening.
(c) Expanded limits sometimes.
(d) Hours vary during U.S. Standard Time.
(f) Sunday evening through Friday, Chicago time.

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