Equity Index futures and options

Hedge equity index exposure or refine trading positions using a highly liquid and diverse suite of Equity Index futures and options, based on global benchmark indices.

More versatility to manage equity index exposure

Improve capital efficiency using the versatility of our Equity Index products. Fine-tune equity exposure on benchmark indices—S&P, Nasdaq, Russell and Dow Jones—with the precision of scalable contract sizes, from standard Equity Index contracts to Micro E-mini.

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Products

NQH2O Futures

Nasdaq Veles California Water Indes futures, or NQH2O futures, will launch on December 7. Explore the first-of-its-kind tool for managing water price risk in California, the United States' largest water market and a proxy for US water prices.

Enjoy potentially lower trading costs than ETFs plus margin offsets against other index futures using our contracts on S&P 500, the leading barometer of the US stock market.

Capture opportunities that emerge from volatility, index correlations, sector weightings, and price exposure to leading non-financial US large-cap companies on Nasdaq.

Trade Russell Index futures and options nearly 24 hours a day for greater capital efficiencies and flexible execution.

Manage exposure to the 30 US blue-chip companies represented in the Dow Jones Industrial Average index, nearly 24 hours a day.

Express views on the markets using the simplicity and standardized efficiency of International Equity Index products.

Select Sector futures are a liquid and capital-efficient way to manage exposure across 11 sectors from technology to communication services.

Customize your Equity Index trading

The Equity Index product suite offers a broad range of opportunities for traders to access benchmark exposure at CME Group.


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Courses

Take self-guided courses on Equity Indices

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