E-mini S&P Select Sector Futures

E-mini S&P Select Sector Futures

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

CME Group's E-mini Select Sector Futures offer the ability to not only access the 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.

Select Sector Futures Benefits

  • Capital efficiency:
    • 4.08% average initial margin, 20x leverage
    • 70% 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 Products

Product Code Contract Last Change Chart Open High Low Globex Vol
E-mini Technology Select Sector Futures XAKU6 SEP 2016 470.80 -1.60 Show Price Chart 471.60 472.00 470.50 38
E-mini Health Care Select Sector Futures XAVU6 SEP 2016 745.60 -1.30 Show Price Chart 746.90 747.50 745.00 98
E-mini Utilities Select Sector Futures XAUU6 SEP 2016 502.90 -1.20 Show Price Chart 502.60 503.70 500.10 297
E-mini Consumer Staples Select Sector Futures XAPU6 SEP 2016 547.60 -1.80 Show Price Chart 548.40 548.40 546.60 60
E-mini Financial Select Sector Futures XAFU6 SEP 2016 239.60 0.00 Show Price Chart 239.60 240.15 239.30 83
E-mini Consumer Discretionary Select Sector Futures XAYU6 SEP 2016 820.20 -1.20 Show Price Chart 821.50 822.50 819.70 43
E-mini Energy Select Sector Futures XAEU6 SEP 2016 699.20 -0.40 Show Price Chart 696.60 700.30 696.50 1,041
E-mini Materials Select Sector Futures XABU6 SEP 2016 517.70 -3.60 Show Price Chart 519.70 519.70 517.50 49
E-mini Industrial Select Sector Futures XAIU6 SEP 2016 587.50 -1.00 Show Price Chart 588.20 588.20 587.10 14

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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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