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Symbol
EC
Exchange
CME
Contract Size
125,000 Euros
Tick Size
0.0001 = $12.50

About CME Euro Futures

The Euro futures contract listed at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange is based on the European currency traded by the world's largest governments, banks, and currency traders. optionsXpress offers trading markets for Euro futures through the CME's Globex electronic futures trading platform. The price of the Euro futures contract is quoted in terms of the number of U.S. Dollars per one Euro.

Euro futures offer financial institutions, investment managers, corporations, and private investors ways to manage the risks associated with currency rate fluctuation. Equally importantly, Euro futures allow traders to speculate on, and take advantage of profit opportunities stemming from, changes in currency rates.

Trade Euro futures on the Globex electronic trading platform. Trading is virtually non-stop, around-the-clock, which means that clients can trade Euro futures whenever it's convenient, or whenever a trading opportunity arises.

CME Euro Futures Specifications

Euro futures, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, symbol EC. Minimum Tick Size is: $0.0001 per Euro, worth $12.50 per contract.

Euro 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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