- Trading symbols for Mini Options will end with either a 7 or an 8. For example, AAPL7 and SPY7 will differentiate them from regular-sized options contracts while AAPL8 and SPY8 will identify corporate actions on the underlying stock.
- Mini Options will maintain the same expiration dates and strike prices as the Standard, Weekly and Quarterly Options Series.
- Strike prices for Mini Options will be set at the same level as regular options to maintain the relationship between the underlying security and an option strike price.
- Mini Options have the same terms and contract characteristics as regular-sized equity and ETF options, excluding exercise style.
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