Equity Index Options on Futures

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CME Equity Index Options on Futures offer around-the-clock liquidity, market depth, and extensive product choice on the world's benchmark indices to suit a variety of trading strategies. Capitalize on potential margin offsets on futures and options strategies, advanced on-screen spreading capabilities, and the certainty of central clearing.

Top Equity Index Options on Futures

Globex Floor Product Name Exchange Volume Open Interest
ES - E-mini S&P 500 Options CME 65,011 1,552,176
EW1 - E-mini S&P 500 Weekly Options - Week 1 CME 293,277 616,971
EW - E-mini S&P 500 EOM Options CME 57,490 522,992
EW2 - E-mini S&P 500 Weekly Options - Week 2 CME 76,562 261,241
MNQ - Micro E-mini Nasdaq-100 Index Futures CME 1,581,265 127,340
MES - Micro E-mini S&P 500 Index Futures CME 1,526,132 126,905
EW4 - E-mini S&P 500 Weekly Options - Week 4 CME 27,837 82,500
NQ - E-mini Nasdaq-100 Options CME 4,004 72,021
QN1 - E-mini Nasdaq-100 Weekly Options - Week 1 CME 12,875 26,687
OYM - Options on E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average Index Futures CBOT 22 550
Trade Date: 06 Oct 2022 | PRELIMINARY

Note: Volume and Open Interest data is from the previous trade date. Preliminary data updates at approximately 9:00 p.m. CT and the final update is at 10:00 a.m. CT next business day.

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Now live: E-mini S&P 500 Tuesday and Thursday options

E-mini S&P 500 Tuesday and Thursday options are now available, providing greater flexibility and precision for managing short-term exposure to the leading U.S. equity benchmark. The new contracts enable trading throughout the week and complement the existing Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Weekly, End-of-Month (EOM) options, as well as Quarterly options on E-mini S&P 500 futures.

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