E-mini S&P Select Sector Futures


Fine-Tune Your Exposure with E-mini S&P Select Sector Futures

E-mini S&P Select Sector Index futures expand the set of tools available to help you more efficiently manage sector rotation in a portfolio. With these contracts, you can seek profits based on how you expect certain market sectors to perform, or hedge your sector-related risk.

E-mini S&P Select Sector index futures offer:

  • Ability to individually target and trade all the sectors comprising the S&P 500 Index
  • Compelling opportunities in periods of both high and low market volatility
  • Capital efficiency from potential margin offsets with other CME Group equity index products
  • Safety and security of central counterparty clearing
  • Dedicated liquidity provider program to support two-sided markets
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Margin Offsets

You may be eligible for margin offsets on trading one sector future vs. another one, or vs. our broad equity index futures – as high as 50 percent

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View margin offset examples in question 5 in FAQ (PDF)

E-mini S&P Select Sector Futures Product Slate

Consumer Discretionary XAY IXY Automotive, consumer electronics, luxury goods, retailers, hotels and restaurants
Consumer Staples XAP IXR Food and staple retailers, beverage, food products, tobacco, household and personal staple industries
Energy XAE IXE Energy equipment and services, oil, gas and consumable fuel industries
Financial XAF IXM Commercial banks, diversified financial service companies, thrift and mortgage, real estate investment trusts, consumer finance companies
Health Care XAV IXV Health care providers, equipment and services, technology companies, biotechnology companies, pharmaceuticals and life science service industries
Industrial XAI IXI Capital goods companies involved in aerospace and defense, machinery, construction and engineering, industrial conglomerates, commercial service providers and transportation industries
Materials XAB IXB Chemicals, construction materials, containers and packaging, metals and mining, paper and forest industries
Technology XAK IXT Information technology and telecommunication services, companies included in the Global Classification Standards (GICS® classifications), including office electronics, semiconductors and wireless service providers
Utilities XAU IXU Major utility industries such as electric, gas, water and multi-utility companies, as well as independent power producers and energy traders

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