The NASDAQ 100 Index includes 100 of the largest domestic and international non financial companies listed on the NASDAQ based on the market capitalization. This is a futures contract that allows market participants to take positions on the performance of the NASDAQ 100 index electronically in an active and liquid marketplace.
Equity Index futures are “futures contracts” on equity indices. They are cash settled contracts and the majority have quarterly expiration dates scheduled for the months of March, June, September, and December.
With a single transaction, investors can use equity index futures products to manage risk or seek profits based on whether they think the stock market will rise or fall.
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H, M U, Z (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec)
Sunday – Friday 5:00pm – 4:00pm CT with a trading halt from 3:15pm – 3:30pm CT
Daily Maintenance period Monday - Thursday 4:00pm - 5:00pm
E-mini NASDAQ 100
$20 X Nasdaq-100 Index
CME offers electronic trading almost 24/6
0.25 index points
$5.00 U.S. Dollars
Quarterly, Serial, Weekly
Trading teminates at 9:30 a.m. ET on the 3rd Friday of the contract month. BTIC trading terminates at 4:00 p.m. ET on the Thursday before the 3rd Friday of contract month. TACO trading terminates at 9:30 a.m. ET on the Thursday before the 3rd Friday of the contract month.
Sunday – Friday 5:00pm – 4:00pm CT with a trading halt from 3:15pm – 3:30pm CT; Daily Maintenance period Monday - Thursday 4:00pm - 5:00pm