|CME Micro E-mini products futures|
|Contract Size||Micro E-mini S&P 500 is $5 x S&P 500 Index; Micro E-mini Nasdaq 100 is $2 x Nasdaq-100 Index; Micro E-mini Russell 2000 is $5 x Russell 2000 Index; Micro E-mini Dow is $0.50 x DJIA Index|
|Tick Value||Micro E-mini S&P 500 is $1.25 per contract; Micro E-mini Nasdaq 100 is $0.50 per contract; Micro E-mini Russell 2000 is $0.50 per contract; Micro E-mini Dow is $0.50 per contract|
|Contract Months||March, June, September, December|
|Last Trading Day||8:30 a.m. CT on 3rd Friday of contract delivery month|
|Note: This contract is electronic ONLY -- no open outcry|
|No Open Outcry||Electronic|
|Trading Hours||N/A||Mon-Fri: Daily trading halt from 3:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.|
|Ticker Symbol||N/A||Micro E-mini S&P 500 is MES, Micro E-mini Nasdaq-100 is MNQ, Micro E-mini Russell 2000 is M2K, Micro E-mini Dow is MYM|
Most Successful CME Contract Launch
CME Micro E-mini products on the S&P 500, Nasdaq-100, Russell 2000 and Dow Jones Industrial Average were launched on CME Group on May 6, 2019, and were the most successful futures launch ever at the exchange. Micro E-mini equity index futures are one-tenth the size of CME Group's existing E-mini equity index futures and traded more than 300,000 contracts combined on day one. On its first day, Micro E-Mini S&P futures traded 159,251 contracts, Micro E-mini Nasdaq-100 Index futures traded 91,928 contracts, Micro E-mini Russell 2000 Index futures traded 33,996 contracts and the Micro E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average Index futures traded 24,897 contracts on their first day of trading. By day three, the four index futures topped 1 million contracts traded combined.
- Go Small or Go Home: CME’s Micro Launch. John Lothian News.
- A Great Day to Start Trading Micro E-Mini Futures. John Lothian News.
- Micro E-mini Futures Surpass 1 Million Contracts Traded. CME Press Release.
- Contract Specifications. CME.
- CME gains boost with new ‘micro’ futures contracts; Success for financial infrastructure industry despite investors turning more cautious. FT.