|Contract Unit||1 E-mini Nasdaq-100 futures contract|
|Minimum Price Fluctuation||Outright:||0.25 index points = $5.00 for premium above 5.00|
|Reduced Tick:||0.05 index points = $1.00 for premium at or below 5.00|
|CAB||0.05 index points = $1.00|
|Price Quotation||U.S. dollars and cents per index point|
|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 5:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. CT|
|Product Code||CME Globex: Q1C,Q2C,Q3C,Q4C,Q5CCME ClearPort: Q1C,Q2C,Q3C,Q4C,Q5CClearing: Q1C,Q2C,Q3C,Q4C,Q5C|
|Listed Contracts|| Weekly contracts listed for 4 weeks.
No weekly contract listed the week of the EOM option expiration.
|Termination Of Trading||Trading terminates at 3:00 p.m. CT on Wednesday of the contract week.|
|Position Limits||CME Position Limits|
|Exchange Rulebook||CME 359A|
|Vendor Codes||Quote Vendor Symbols Listing|
|Strike Price Listing Procedures||Strikes listed within +10% to -20% of the prior day’s settlement price of the underlying future contract in 10 index point increments.|
|Exercise Style||European Style|
|Exercise Procedure||European Style. Exercisable only on expiration day.|
|Settlement At Expiration||Option exercise results in a position in the underlying cash-settled futures contract. Options which are in-the-money on the last day of trading are automatically exercised. A 3:00 p.m. CT price fixing based on the weighted average traded price fixing (symbol NQF) of the E-mini Nasdaq-100 Index Futures in the last 30 seconds of trading on expiration day (2:59:30 p.m.- 3:00:00 p.m. CT) will be used to determine which options are in-the-money. Contrarian instructions are prohibited.|
|Underlying||E-mini Nasdaq 100 Index 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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