What are Mini-Dow Jones index futures?

Mini Dow futures represent a portion of the standard Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures. The DJIA is the world's most widely followed stock index and the leading U.S. stock market benchmark. The high trading volumes and the leverage available have made Mini Dow futures and Micro E-mini Dow futures popular ways to trade the overall U.S. stock market.

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How to trade Mini Dow futures

The CBOT Mini Dow futures contract represents $5 times the Dow Jones Industrial Index. Mini Dow futures are fully electronic, trading on the CME Globex® trading platform nearly 24 hours per day on a quarterly cycle.

Mini Dow futures contract specifications

Considering trading Mini Dow futures? Here are the Mini Dow futures contract specifications.

Exchange Chicago Board of Trade, YM
Contract Size $5 x the Dow Jones Industrial Index (Micro E-mini contracts also available)
Minimum Tick Size and Value 1.00, worth $5.00 per contract.
Trading Times Mini Dow futures trade continuously on the Globex® trading platform, from 6:00 p.m. U.S. ET all the way until 5:00 p.m. U.S. ET the following afternoon.
Principal Trading Months Mini Dow futures trade on a quarterly cycle, with the primary contracts being March, June, September, and December.

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