Equity Index Options on Futures

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CME Equity Index Options on Futures offer around-the-clock liquidity, market depth, and extensive product choice on the world's benchmark indices to suit a variety of trading strategies. Capitalize on potential margin offsets on futures and options strategies, advanced on-screen spreading capabilities, and the certainty of central clearing.

Top Equity Index Options on Futures

Clearing CME Globex Floor CME ClearPort Product Name Subgroup Exchange Volume Open Interest
EW EW - EW E-mini S&P 500 EOM Options US Index CME 141,678 642,793
EW1 EW1 - EW1 E-mini S&P 500 Weekly Options Wk 1 US Index CME 123,335 457,452
ES ES - ES E-mini S&P 500 Options US Index CME 67,661 1,370,597
EW2 EW2 - EW2 E-mini S&P 500 Weekly Options Wk 2 US Index CME 49,983 218,231
EV EV EV EV S&P 500 EOM Options US Index CME 16,584 37,246
EW4 EW4 - EW4 E-mini S&P 500 Weekly Options Wk 4 US Index CME 10,461 39,350
NQ NQ - NQ E-mini NASDAQ 100 Options US Index CME 1,795 21,250
SP SP CS / PS SP S&P 500 Options US Index CME 473 95,961
YM OYM - YM E-mini Dow ($5) Options US Index CBOT 23 5,863
YP - YP YP S&P 500 e-Flex Options US Index CME 0 16,520
Trade Date: 28 Apr 2017 | PRELIMINARY

Note: Volume and Open Interest data is from the previous trade date. Preliminary data updates at approximately 9:00 p.m. CT and the final update is at 10:00 a.m. CT next business day.

Standard and E-mini S&P 500 Options on Futures
The Liquidity You Need, Around the Clock
  • Thirty market makers support E-mini options 23 hours per day on CME Globex.
  • YTD ADV is over 610,000; more than 52,000 contracts traded per day outside of U.S. trading hours.1
  • Futures portfolio margin offers greater capital efficiencies than securities margin.

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1 Data through September 30, 2016

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