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equity index futures

Why Trade Micro E-mini Futures?

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Trade a slice of the most liquid equity index futures

Equity index contracts are among the most liquid, actively traded futures contracts available. Micro E-mini futures provide the same benefits of E-mini futures, in a smaller-sized contract.

Precisely scale index exposure up or down

Add more granularity to your trading and risk-management strategies by using Micro E-mini futures to fine-tune your index exposure.

Versatility to manage your positions

Micro E-mini Equity futures can be converted easily into a classic E-mini futures position. That gives you more flexibility for managing positions as market conditions change.

Use leverage for greater efficiency and exposure

Control a large contract value with a small amount of capital and no expense ratios. Add greater upside with potentially lower trading costs versus a basket of equities or ETFs*.

* The high degree of leverage (gearing) that is often obtainable in futures trading because the small margin requirements can work against you as well as for you. Leverage (gearing) can lead to large losses as well as gains.

Micro E-mini S&P 500 Index Futures 

Micro E-mini Nasdaq-100 Index Futures

Micro E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average Index Futures

Micro E-mini Russell 2000 Index Futures

Trade exposure to U.S. large-cap stocks, the leading barometer of U.S. stock market

Trade exposure to the largest non-financial companies in the Nasdaq stock market

Trade exposure to 2,000 U.S. small-cap stocks, the leading small-cap benchmark

Trade exposure to 30 U.S. blue-chip companies, a widely followed indicator of U.S. stock market

At 1/10 the size of classic E-minis, Micro E-mini futures give all traders a simple, cost-efficient way to access the liquid equity index futures markets for a fraction of the upfront financial commitment.

Commission:

$0.20

per contract or less

Why pay more for less?

At Direct Access, we offer competitive commission and powerful platform to help you to trade futures for a fraction of the cost with the popular micro e-mini contracts.

Like to trade with lower commission? Contact us

Micro Equity Index Contract Specification

Exchange
Name
Symbol
TradingHours
TickerSize
TickerValue
CME
Micro E-mini Russell 2000
M2K
5:00 pm to 4:00 pm
0.10
0.50 USD
CME
Micro E-mini Nasdaq-100
MNQ
5:00 pm to 4:00 pm
0.25
0.50 USD
CME
Micro E-mini S&P 500
MES
5:00 pm to 4:00 pm
0.25
1.25 USD
CBOT
Micro E-mini Dow Jones
MYM
5:00 pm to 4:00 pm
1.00
0.50 USD

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