CME Group Mini-sized Dow

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Mini-Sized Dow ($5 multiplier) futures
Exchange CME Group
Settlement Cash settled
Contract Size Five dollars ($5) times the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index. The DJIA is a price-weighted index of thirty (30) stocks.
Pricing Unit One index point (equal to $5 per contract)
Tick Value One index point (equal to $5 per contract)
Contract Months Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec. Four contract months listed at all times.
Last Trading Day Trading can occur up to 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

Note: This contract is electronic ONLY -- no open outcry
  No Open Outcry Electronic
Trading Hours N/A CME Globex: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) with trading halt 4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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

Clearport: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET

Ticker Symbol N/A YM
Price Limits N/A N/A
 
Mini-Sized Dow ($5 multiplier) options
Trade Unit One futures contract
Point Value Need point value!
Tick Value Regular Tick: 1.00 index point ($5.00) for premium > 4.00 index points ($20.00)

Reduced Tick: Option premium at or below 4.00 index points may be traded in $1.00 increments per option contract, i.e. at $1.00, $2.00, $3.00, or $4.00

Option Months Four months in the March Quarterly Cycle (e.g., Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec)
Strike Prices 500-point intervals within ± 50% pervious day's settlement price of the underlying futures

100- point intervals within ± 20% previous day's settlement price of the underlying futures

50- point intervals within ± 10% previous day's settlement price of the underlying futures for the two nearest quarterly cycle month options

Exercise Style American Style. An option can be exercised until 8:00 p.m. ET on any business day the option is traded
  No Open Outcry Electronic
Trading Hours N/A CME Globex: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) with trading halt 4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Clearport: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET

Ticker Symbol N/A CME Globex: OYM

CME ClearPort: YM

Clearing: YM

Price Limits N/A Successive 10%, 20%, and 30% limits; overnight ETH - 5%

Notes

  • Fungibility: BIG Dow futures ($25 multiplier), mini-sized Dow futures ($5 multiplier), and DJIA futures ($10 multiplier) are fungible contracts.
  • Trading Hours for legacy CBOT Dow Jones Index contracts: Trading on the CME Globex platform begins on Sunday, January 13, 2008 (for trade date of Monday, January 14, 2008). Simultaneous with the migration to CME Globex, the trading hours for the Dow Jones Index contracts are harmonized with other CME Group equity index contracts.

Also See

CME Group stock index products

References

CME Group Web site E-mini Dow ($5) Futures Contract Specs

Price Limits

Last modified on 18 June 2018, at 15:53