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Futures Contract Specifications

The dollar index contract specifications tell you how the dollar index futures trade, not how to trade dollar index futures. Before you consider opening a commodity futures account, you should consult with a licensed commodities broker.


Contract Size

100,000 Australian dollars

Contract Month Listings

Six months in the March quarterly cycle (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec)

Settlement Procedure

Physical Delivery

Position Accountability

6,000 contracts

Ticker Symbol

CME Globex Electronic Markets: 6A

Open Outcry: AD

AON Code: LA

Minimum Price Increment

$.0001 per Australian dollar increments ($10.00/contract). $.00005 per Australian dollar increments ($5.00/contract) for AUD/USD futures intra-currency spreads executed on the trading floor and electronically, and for AON transactions.

Trading Hours

  • OPEN OUTCRY (RTH) 7:20 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
  • GLOBEX (ETH) Sundays: 5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Central Time (CT) next day. Monday - Friday: 5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT the next day, except on Friday - closes at 4:00 p.m. and reopens Sunday at 5:00 p.m. CT.
  • CME ClearPort Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. (5:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) with a 45-minute break each day beginning at 5:15 p.m. (4:15 p.m. CT)

Last Trade Date / Time

View calendar 9:16 a.m. Central Time (CT) on the second business day immediately preceding the third Wednesday of the contract month (usually Monday).

Exchange Rule

These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of CME.

Block Trade Eligibility


Block Trade Minimum

100 contracts

EFP Eligibility


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