The US2000's underlying instrument is the E-Mini Russell 2000 Future, The Russell 2000 Index measures the performance of 2000 small-cap companies from within the Russell 3000 Index and is the most widely quoted benchmark to track the performance of small- cap stocks in the United States.
Margin Requirement's may differ depending on account type and can be viewed in the dealing rates and create order windows on the trading station or by clicking here.
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The US2000 has a target spread of 4 pips/points.
Max Contract Size
The maximum number of contracts per click (trade) for the US2000 is 5,000.
Minimum Pip Cost (Value)
The US2000 has a minimum value of $0.10 per point (Your per point value may be different if your account is denominated in a different currency. Please refer to the Simple Dealing Rates Window in Trading Station for this value).
The pip/point location is shown below. Each 0.1 price movement on the US2000 is 1 pip/point. Friedberg Direct’s pricing displays an additional decimal place - ideal for scalpers in a fast-moving market.
Number of Friedberg Direct Contracts to Equal 1 Future
50 Friedberg Direct US2000 Contracts are currently equivalent to one E-mini Russell 2000 Future.
The US2000 does have financing cost (Rollover). For further information regarding financing costs, click here. Applicable to most cash indices, dividend adjustments will apply on the eve of the ex-dividend date of the constituent members of the relevant Index. The adjustment will appear on your statement. For further information regarding dividends click here.