E-mini S&P Select Sector Futures

Nine Select Sectors. Infinite Possibilities.

Discover a liquid, cost-effective and capital-efficient way to manage portfolio sector exposure or implement directional views and sector rotation strategies: CME Group’s E-mini S&P Select Sector Futures

CME Group's E-mini Select Sector Futures offer the ability to not only access the nine individual S&P Select Sectors around-the-clock via CME Globex but also trade the same underlying S&P indices that the most popular sector ETFs track.

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Select Sector trading benefits include:

  • Capital efficiency:
    • 4.5% average initial margin, 20x leverage
    • 75% margin offset with S&P 500 Futures
    • Section 1256 Contracts with 60/40 US tax treatment
  • Flexible execution methods – Central limit order book via CME Globex, Block Trades, Basis Trade at Index Close (BTIC) Block Trades and Exchange for Physical (EFP) trades
  • Low cost, low tracking error, zero management fees and actionable SOQ settlement at expiration
  • Spreading opportunities – sector index vs. components, sector vs. sector and sector vs. broad-based
  • Additional product applications, including sector rotation, portfolio overlays and cash equitization

E-mini S&P Select Sector Futures Product Slate

Product Code Contract Last Change Chart Open High Low Globex Vol
E-mini Consumer Discretionary Select Sector Futures XAYZ4 DEC 2014 700.50 -1.10 Show Price Chart 706.00 707.50 b 700.50 a 59
E-mini Consumer Staples Select Sector Futures XAPZ4 DEC 2014 483.60 -0.60 Show Price Chart 486.50 487.00 483.60 a 124
E-mini Energy Select Sector Futures XAEZ4 DEC 2014 890.50 +6.90 Show Price Chart 887.10 890.50 b 878.10 279
E-mini Financial Select Sector Futures XAFZ4 DEC 2014 242.35 +0.40 Show Price Chart 242.25 242.35 b 241.95 6
E-mini Health Care Select Sector Futures XAVZ4 DEC 2014 682.50 -1.40 Show Price Chart 688.20 688.80 b 682.50 a 53
E-mini Industrial Select Sector Futures XAIZ4 DEC 2014 569.20 -0.90 Show Price Chart 570.70 571.80 b 569.20 a 85
E-mini Materials Select Sector Futures XABZ4 DEC 2014 532.90 -1.50 Show Price Chart 537.00 538.30 b 532.90 a 128
E-mini Technology Select Sector Futures XAKZ4 DEC 2014 414.90 -1.30 Show Price Chart 418.20 419.10 b 414.90 a 18
E-mini Utilities Select Sector Futures XAUZ4 DEC 2014 454.90 -4.20 Show Price Chart 461.00 461.30 b 454.90 a 299

Market Data and Charts are delayed at least 10 minutes

Flexible Execution, Greater Liquidity Access

Block Trades are privately negotiated futures, options or combination transactions that are permitted to be executed apart from the auction market.

About Block Trades


Exchange for Physical (EFP) block trades allow market participants to sell stock and buy it back for future delivery by buying a Single Stock Future (SSF), or by buying the stock and selling the SSF.

About EFPs

Generally acceptable related position instruments

BTIC Block Trades

Basis Trade at Index Close (BTIC) block trades enable market participants to execute a transaction as a basis trade relative to the official close for the underlying S&P Select Sector Index.

Basis Trade at Index Close (BTIC) Overview

BTIC Block Provider Contacts


Matthew Tagliani
+44 20 3379 3741

Richard Co
+1 312 930 3227

Tom Boggs
+1 312 930 3038

Tim McCourt
+1 212 299 2415

Giovanni Vicioso
+1 212 299 2163

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