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E-mini Nasdaq-100 Futures Contract Specs

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.

Contract Unit $20 x Nasdaq-100 Index
Trading Hours CME Globex: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) with  trading halt 4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

BTIC: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET

Clearport: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Minimum Price Fluctuation Outright: 0.25 Index Points=$5.00
Calendar Spread: 0.05 Index Points=$1.00
BTIC Minimum Price Fluctuation: 0.05 Index Points=$1.00
Product Code CME Globex: NQ
CME ClearPort: NQ
Clearing: NQ
BTIC: NQT
Listed Contracts Five months in the March Quarterly Cycle (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec)
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Termination Of Trading Trading can occur up until 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the 3rd Friday of the contract month

BTIC trading terminates at 4:00 p.m. ET on the Thursday before the 3rd Friday of contract month
Settlement Procedures Settlement Procedures
Position Limits CME Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook CME 359
Price Limit Or Circuit Price Limits 
Vendor Codes Quote Vendor Symbols Listing

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