CME Group Equity Indices

About CME Group Equity Indices

23 hours per day trading gives you great flexibility to seize opportunities. Traders who take a macro view of the equity markets may seek to broaden their exposure by using equity index futures.

The E-minis are a wide range of futures contract that tracks the U.S stock market indices. It is traded on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) via Globex electronic trading platform.

At 1/10th the size of a classic E-mini contract, Micro E-mini US Index Futures is the smaller size of the most liquid equity index futures in the world, providing a simple and the most cost – efficient way to access to the US liquid index futures markets.

Micro E-mini S&P 500 Futures

Contract Specifictions

Micro E-mini S&P 500 futures (MES) offer smaller-sized versions of CME Group’s liquid benchmark E-mini contracts. They are designed to manage exposure to the 500 U.S. large-cap stocks tracked by the S&P 500 Index, widely regarded as the best single gauge of the U.S. stock market.

Contract Code
Contract Size
$5 × S&P 500 Index
Minimum Price Fluctuation
0.25 index points
Value per Tick
$ 1.25
Settlement Method
Cash Settlement

Trading Hours (Malaysia Time, GMT +8)

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT)
Monday through Saturday: 9.00 a.m. – 3:20 a.m. (Next Day)
*Trading Halt: 9.45 p.m. – 10.30 p.m.

Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
Monday through Saturday: 10.30 p.m. – 3.05 a.m. (Next Day)

Note: Daylight saving starts one hour earlier in the U.S.

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