E-mini S&P Select Sector Futures

E-mini S&P Select Sector Futures

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Capture Select Sector exposure in futures form with E-mini S&P Select Sector futures - liquid, cost-effective and capital-efficient products that track the same underlying indices as the most popular ETFs.

Key Benefits

  • Capital efficiency:
    • 4.08% average initial margin, 20x leverage
    • 70% margin offset with S&P 500 futures
    • Section 1256 contracts with 60/40 U.S. tax treatment
  • Flexible execution – 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
  • Product applications that include spreading, sector rotation, portfolio overlays and cash equitization

Ways to Trade Select Sectors

Watch a video looking at different ways to trade Select Sector futures, through the CLOB, BTIC, Block Trades and EFP, as well as how these strategies provide liquidity to the market. 


E-mini S&P Select Sector Futures Products

All market data contained within the CME Group website should be considered as a reference only and should not be used as validation against, nor as a complement to, real-time market data feeds.

Product Code Contract Last Change Chart Open High Low Globex Vol
E-mini Technology Select Sector Futures XAKZ6 DEC 2016 485.80 +2.50 Show Price Chart 484.30 486.20 484.30 455
E-mini Health Care Select Sector Futures XAVZ6 DEC 2016 688.30 +7.70 Show Price Chart 683.50 688.80 683.50 141
E-mini Utilities Select Sector Futures XAUZ6 DEC 2016 479.30 +2.70 Show Price Chart 476.00 479.80 476.00 244
E-mini Consumer Staples Select Sector Futures XAPZ6 DEC 2016 519.30 +5.90 Show Price Chart 514.10 519.30 514.10 496
E-mini Financial Select Sector Futures XAFZ6 DEC 2016 290.45 -0.75 Show Price Chart 290.55 290.75 289.25 270
E-mini Consumer Discretionary Select Sector Futures XAYZ6 DEC 2016 844.50 -0.30 Show Price Chart 845.50 845.60 843.00 249
E-mini Energy Select Sector Futures XAEZ6 DEC 2016 764.20 +1.90 Show Price Chart 765.00 765.30 760.90 213
E-mini Materials Select Sector Futures XABZ6 DEC 2016 542.10 -1.90 Show Price Chart 544.40 544.40 541.70 643
E-mini Industrial Select Sector Futures XAIZ6 DEC 2016 636.40 +1.60 Show Price Chart 635.10 636.40 634.70 884
E-mini S&P Real Estate Select Sector Index Futures XARZ6 DEC 2016 148.05 +0.55 Show Price Chart 148.60 148.70 148.05 8

Flexible Execution, Greater Liquidity Access

Block Trades

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

About Block Trades

Block and BTIC Liquidity Providers


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 index.

Basis Trade at Index Close (BTIC) Overview

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