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Contract Specifications for DJIA ($10) Futures (ZD)

EXCHANGE Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT)
PRODUCT SYMBOL Open Outcry (Trading Floor)
DJ= 11 (Clearing)

CME Globex (Electronic Platform)
ZD= 11=Clearing

OPENING DATE 10/6/1997
CONTRACT SIZE $10 x Dow Jones Industrial Average (“DJIA”)
PRICING UNIT U.S Dollars
TICK SIZE (Minimum Fluctuation) 1 index point = $10
CONTRACT MONTHS Open Outcry (Trading Floor) :
Four months in the March Quarterly Cycle (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec)

CME Globex (Electronic Platform) :
Four Months in the March Quarterly Cycle (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec)

TRADING HOURS Open Outcry (Trading Floor) :
MON-FRI: 8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

CME Globex (Electronic Platform) :
MON-FRI: 5:00 p.m. previous day – 4:15 p.m. CT, trading halt from 8:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

DAILY PRICE LIMIT View price limits details
POSITION LIMIT Reporting Level:
200
All Month Limit (In Net Futures Equivalents) Leg (1) / Leg (2):
50,000
SETTLEMENT PROCEDURE Daily Dow Jones Futures Settlement Procedure (PDF)
Final Dow Jones Futures Settlement Procedure (PDF)
See SOQ FAQ (PDF)
LAST TRADE DATE Open Outcry (Trading Floor) :
3:15 p.m. on Thursday prior to 3rd Friday of the contract month

CME Globex (Electronic Platform) :
Trading can occur up to 8:15 a.m. on the 3rd Friday of the contract month

LAST DELIVERY DATE The first delivery day is the first business day of the delivery month; the last delivery day is the last business day of the delivery month.
EXCHANGE RULE These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of CBOT.

This page was last updated: May 12, 2014

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