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Emini Gold Futures Contract

Emini Gold futures are ½ the size of the Gold futures contract. Gold is among the most widely traded futures products worldwide. Although Gold futures are contracts for physically-deliverable commodities, these products are also critical tools for diversifying portfolios and mitigating risk. Traditionally, gold has been seen as a “safe haven” in times of global economic or political uncertainty, and as such, prices may often move inverse to the U.S. dollar, treasury bonds, and U.S. stock indexes.

Contract Unit

50 troy ounces

Futures Contract


CME Globex: QO

Trading Hours 

CME Globex: Sunday – Friday 5:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Chicago/Central Time (CT).

Minimum Price

0.25 per troy ounce = $12.50

Contract Months

All 12 months. Active contract months: February, April, June, August, October & December.

Settlement Method

Cash settled

Price Limit / Circuit

Source: CME Group

The above information was derived from sources believed to be reliable and accurate. It is provided without guarantees and is subject change without notice.

Since 2001, Insignia Futures & Options has been providing commodity futures brokerage services to investors from all over the world.

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