|Contract Unit||One E-mini Nasdaq-100 futures contract|
|Minimum Price Fluctuation||
Regular tick: 0.25 index points = $5.00, for premium greater than 5.00
Reduced tick: 0.05 index points = $1.00, for premium less than or equal to 5.00
CAB: 0.05 index points = $1.00
|Trading Hours||CME Globex:||Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET (5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT) with a daily trading halt from 4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET||CME ClearPort:||Sunday 5:00 p.m. - Friday 5:45 p.m. CT with no reporting Monday - Thursday from 5:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. CT|
|Product Code||CME Globex: NQClearing: NQ|
|Listed Contracts||Quarterly contracts ( Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec) listed for 4 consecutive quarters|
|Termination Of Trading||Trading terminates at 9:30 a.m. ET on the 3rd Friday of the contract month.|
|Position Limits||CME Position Limits|
|Exchange Rulebook||CME 359A|
|Price Limit Or Circuit||Price Limits|
|Vendor Codes||Quote Vendor Symbols Listing|
|Strike Price Listing Procedures||100 index point integer multiples upon listing: +30% to -50% of the prior day’s settlement price on the underlying future contract
10 index point integer multiples for the nearest expiration: +10% to -20% of the prior day’s settlement price on the underlying future contract.
|Exercise Procedure||An option can be exercised until 6:30 p.m. ET on any business day the option is traded|
|Settlement At Expiration||Option exercise results in a position in the underlying cash-settled futures contract. In-the-money options, in the absence of contrarian instructions delivered to the Clearing House by 6:30 p.m. ET on the day of expiration, are automatically exercised into expiring cash-settled futures, which settle to the SOQ calculated the morning of the 3rd Friday of the contract month.|
|Underlying||E-mini Nasdaq 100 Futures|
E-mini Nasdaq-100 futures (NQ) offer liquid benchmark contracts to manage exposure to the 100 leading non-financial U.S. large-cap companies that make up the Nasdaq-100. The E-mini Nasdaq-100 futures contract is $20 x the Nasdaq-100 index and has a minimum tick of 0.25 index points. Delayed data for E-mini Nasdaq-100 futures displayed in the table below includes for the open, high and low prices and volume for the active contracts.
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