Microsoft is an American multi-national technology company that produces, sells, licenses and manufactures computer software, personal computers and online services. Co-founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen initially started Microsoft in 1975 to develop and sell program interpreters for the Altair 8800 microcomputer. Since the start of the company, Microsoft has diversified from focusing on the operating system market to the video game industry, digital services market and mobile phones.


Growth of the Microsoft Stock and company

In the mid 1980’s, Microsoft rose to domination in the personal computer operating system market with the MS-DOS, which was soon followed by Microsoft Windows. Today, Microsoft is the worlds largest software company by revenue as well the one of the world’s most valuable companies. The Microsoft stock is also considered one of the most valuable stocks on the technology market on the being the stock with the largest market capitalization. The growth of Microsoft stock has been so dramatic that a $1,000 invested in 1986 is now worth $740,000.


Numeric Facts

·      The number of Microsoft employees has increased from 60,000 in 2005, to 114,000 today.


·      The number of Microsoft Office users has exceeded 1.2 billion in 140 countries


·      The number of devices with Windows 10 has reached 400 million


·      Microsoft office has been downloaded 340 million times on mobile devices


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Contract Parameters
DGCX Contract Symbol DMSFT
Underlying Country U.S.A
Contract Size 100
Notional Contract Value (Price * Contract Size) in USD
Price Quote Underlying Equity price expressed in USD (example: Bid: 56.13 / Ask 56.14)
Minimum Tick Size 0.01
Tick Value USD 1
Trading Days Monday through Friday
Trading Hours 07:00 - 23:30 Hours Dubai time (GMT+4)
Trading Months First two (2) serial months and 1 calendar spread
Last Trading Day ** Third Friday of the Calendar Month
Cash Settlement Day** Business Day following the Last Trading Day
New Contract Listing Business Day immediately following the Last Trading Day
Final Cash Settlement Price Basis Based on the market closing price of the Underlying
Equity on the Last Trading Day in the Underlying
Country (source: public domain)
Settlement Basis Cash settled in USD
Wholesale Trades Minimum permitted block size is 100 lots
Max Open Position Limit As determined by the Exchange from time to time
Max Order Size 1,000 lots
Daily Price Movement limit No Limit, Note 1*
Initial Margin based on SPAN USD 560 (Based on SPAN, subject to change from time to time)
Calendar Spread Margin 100% benefit is offered on calendar spread positions

Note 1*: For the avoidance of ‘fat finger’ errors price band shall be 5% from previous settlement price e.g. if previous settlement price is USD 56.13, the price band is USD 3 i.e. from USD 53.13 to USD 59.13)