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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. ET with  trading halt 4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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

CME ClearPort: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET

TACO on CME Globex: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 a.m. ET. Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET; 
 
TACO on Clearport:  Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 a.m. ET and Monday - Friday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Minimum Price Fluctuation Outright: 0.25 index points = $5.00

Calendar Spread: 0.05 ndex points = $1.00

BTIC: 0.05 index points = $1.00

TACO: 0.05 index points = $1.00
Product Code CME Globex: NQ
CME ClearPort: NQ
Clearing: NQ
BTIC: "NQI","NQQ","QQ1","NQT"
Listed Contracts Quarterly contracts (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec) listed for 5 consecutive quarters

TACO: Quarterly contracts (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec) listed for 2 consecutive quarters
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Termination Of Trading Trading teminates at 9:30 a.m. 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.

TACO trading terminates at 9:30 a.m. ET on the Thursday before the 3rd Friday of the 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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