CME E-Micro futures are a series of contracts, designed for retail traders, are are sized at one-tenth the size of its standard futures contract.
CME first introduced the E-Micros on February 18, 2009, on a number of foreign exchange (FX) contracts, called Forex E-Micros. The contracts are designed to enable retail traders and investors to cost-effectively access CME Group's FX products. The contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of CME.
The following are listed E-Micro forex contracts on CME: AUD/USD, EUR/USD, GBP/USD, CAD/USD, CHF/USD, USD/CHF, JPY/USD, USD/JPY, USD/RMB, INR/USD.
CME also created an E-Micro Gold futures contract, which is sized at 10 ounces of gold. Investors can convert 10 E-micro Gold contracts into one COMEX gold warrant, which represents a serial-numbered bar of gold.