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Symbol
CD
Exchange
CME
Contract Size
100,000 Canadian Dollars
Tick Size
0.0001 = $10.00

About CME Canadian Dollar Futures

Canadian Dollar futures offer financial institutions, investment managers, corporations, and private investors with a means to manage risks associated with currency rate fluctuation and to take advantage of profit opportunities stemming from changes in currency rates.

Canadian Dollar futures contracts first started trading at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in May of 1972 as part of the International Monetary Market, a division of the exchange. optionsXpress offers Canadian dollar futures trading on the CME's Globex electronic trading platform.

Canadian Dollar futures traded at the CME are designed to reflect changes in the U.S. Dollar value of the Canadian Dollar. Futures contracts are quoted in U.S. Dollars per Canadian Dollar, and call for physical delivery at expiration.

The CME has long been considered the world's premier exchange for the trading of currency futures and options. optionsXpress allows you to trade the Canadian Dollar on the CME Globex system for 23 continuous hours each day - so you can trade when its most convenient for you.

CME Canadian Dollar Futures Specifications

Canadian Dollar futures, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, trading symbol CD. Minimum Tick Size is $0.0001 per Canadian Dollar, worth $10 per contract.

Canadian Dollar futures trade continuously on the CME Globex system, from 6:00 PM EST on Sunday until 5:00 PM EST Monday. During the week, the trading session is from 6:00 PM EST until 5:00 PM EST the following afternoon.

Available Trading Months: March, June, September, and December.

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