Options

GLOBAL OPTIONS TRADING
ACROSS SIX ASSET CLASSES

Key benefits

Learn about the benefits of CME Group options to manage risk, maximize capital efficiency and gain simple, streamlined market access. 

1

Around-the-clock options liquidity

Options on futures offer deep liquidity and greater risk management across six asset classes, and a broad array of maturities and strikes.

2

Capital and operational efficiencies

Trading options and their underlying futures at CME Group maximizes capital efficiencies through margin offsets and streamlined operations. 

3

Advanced tools, apps, and support

Expand your possibilities with always-on market access with constant 24/6 support. Integrate solutions backed by the latest, and most innovative trading technology.

What's new

Get the latest information about Options with webinars, expert analysis on market trends, news and product announcements.

Options news and events
Market Activity

The latest across the CME Group options complex

Data provided by Quikstrike
Eurodollar options volume does not include Open Outcry
BENCHMARK INDEX

CME Group Volatility Index (CVOL)

Gain more insight into market volatility using the first ever, cross-asset class family of implied volatility indexes based on simple variance. Derived from liquid options on futures markets, CVOL is IOSCO compliant and ensures more accurate implied volatility estimation.

See how traders are using options

Learn how other market participants use options on futures to manage event risk and reduce portfolio volatility. 

A comprehensive range of tools to help you trade options

Find a variety of tools from pre-trade to post-trade and expand your understanding of what is happening in the options market.

Find the right analytics tools based on your trading needs

Get started today

Create a CMEGroup.com Account and unlock access to premium content, pro tools and apps. Manage market alerts, build a portfolio of the products you want to watch and subscribe to reports to stay informed about market-moving events.

Want to gain a better understanding of options?

Take self-guided courses on Options

Browse our full section of courses, with options for both beginner and expert-level traders.

Contact an Options expert

Connect with a member of our expert Options team for more information about our products.

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KNOW THE MARKET

Stay informed with the latest news on options and trends across all asset classes.

CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. The company is comprised of four Designated Contract Markets (DCMs). 
Further information on each exchange's rules and product listings can be found by clicking on the links to CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX.

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