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E-mini Nasdaq-100 Margins

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.

Exchange Asset Class Spread Products Type Ratio Side Start Period End Period Credit
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 5 A All dates 75%
SP - S&P 500 FUTURES 1 B All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 5 A All dates 75%
SG - S&P/ CITIGROUP GROWTH INDEX FUTURES 1 B All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 1 B All dates 75%
TRF - BTIC ON S&P 500 TOTAL RETURN INDEX 1 A All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 1 B All dates 75%
R2R - RUSSELL 2000 TOTAL RETURN INDEX FUT 2 A All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 2 B All dates 75%
R1R - RUSSELL 1000 TOTAL RETURN INDEX FUT 3 A All dates
CBT EQUITY INDEX DTR - DOW JONES TOT RTURN FUT Delta 1 A All dates 70%
CME NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 B All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 5 B All dates 70%
XAY - E-MINI SP500 CONS DISCRET SECTOR IX 6 A All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 1 B All dates 70%
RTY - EMINI RUSSELL 2000 INDEX FUTURES 2 A All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 1 B All dates 70%
RS1 - EMINI RUSSELL 1000 INDEX FUTURES 2 A All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX ME - EMINI MIDCAP FUTURES Delta 2 A All dates 65%
NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 3 B All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX DVE - FTSE DEVELOPED EUROPE INDEX FUTURES Delta 4 A All dates 63%
NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 B All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX N1 - NIKKEI 225 YEN FUT Delta 2 A All dates 62%
NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 5 B All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX BQ - E-MINI NASDAQ BIOTECHNOLOGY FUTURES Delta 1 A All dates 60%
NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 B All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 2 A All dates 60%
SMP - S&P SMALLCAP 600 FUTURES 3 B All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 1 A All dates 60%
XAZ - E-MINI COM SERVICES SELECT SECTOR 2 B All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 1 B All dates 60%
RSV - EMINI RUSSELL 1000 VALUE 2 A All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 2 B All dates 55%
TPY - YEN DENOMINATED TOPIX FUTURES 3 A All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 1 A All dates 55%
CBT YM - E-MINI DOW ($5) FUTURES 1 B All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 5 B All dates 55%
XAI - EMINI SP500-INDUSTRIAL SECTOR INDEX 6 A All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX EI - FTSE EMERGING INDEX FUTURES Delta 5 A All dates 55%
NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 2 B All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX FTU - EMINI USD FTSE 100 INDEX FUTURE Delta 2 A All dates 55%
NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 B All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 1 B All dates 50%
XAV - EMINI SP500- HEALTH CARE SECT INDEX 1 A All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 1 B All dates 50%
XAF - EMINI SP500 - FINANCIAL SECT INDEX 1 A All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX IPT - BTIC ON E-MINI IPOX 100 U.S. INDEX Delta 4 A All dates 50%
NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 B All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 5 A All dates 45%
SU - S&P/ CITIGROUP VALUE FUTURES 1 B All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 5 B All dates 45%
XAE - EMINI SP 500 ENERGY SECTOR INDEX 4 A All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NK - NIKKEI 225 DOLLAR FUTURES Delta 2 A All dates 40%
NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 5 B All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 1 B All dates 40%
NYM REFINED PRODUCTS NY-HO - NY HARBOR ULSD FUT 2 A All dates
NYM CRUDE OIL NY-BZ - BRENT LAST DAY CONTRACT Delta 2 A All dates 40%
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 B All dates
NYM CRUDE OIL NY-CL - CRUDE OIL FUTURE NYMEX Delta 2 A All dates 40%
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 B All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 5 B All dates 40%
XAB - EMINI SP500 MATERIALS SECTOR INDEX 6 A All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX FT1 - E-MINI FTSE 100 INDEX FUTURES Delta 1 A All dates 30%
NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 B All dates
CME FX JY - JAPANESE YEN FUTURES Delta 4 A All dates 30%
EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 3 A All dates
CBT INTEREST RATES 21 - 10Y TREASURY NOTE FUTURES Delta 3 A All dates 30%
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A All dates
CBT INTEREST RATES 41 - 30 DAY FED FUND FUTURES Delta 8 A 08/2020 07/2022 30%
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CBT INTEREST RATES 25 - 5 YR TREASURY NOTE FUTURES Delta 6 A All dates 30%
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A All dates
CBT INTEREST RATES 41 - 30 DAY FED FUND FUTURES Delta 10 A 03/2020 07/2020 30%
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CBT INTEREST RATES 41 - 30 DAY FED FUND FUTURES Delta 10 A 03/2020 07/2020 30%
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CME INTEREST RATES ED - EURODOLLAR FUTURES Delta 11 A 09/2020 06/2021 30%
EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CME INTEREST RATES ED - EURODOLLAR FUTURES Delta 8 A 09/2020 06/2021 30%
EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CME INTEREST RATES ED - EURODOLLAR FUTURES Delta 8 A 09/2021 06/2022 30%
EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CME INTEREST RATES ED - EURODOLLAR FUTURES Delta 8 A 09/2021 06/2022 30%
EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CME INTEREST RATES ED - EURODOLLAR FUTURES Delta 8 A 09/2023 06/2024 30%
EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CME INTEREST RATES ED - EURODOLLAR FUTURES Delta 8 A 09/2022 06/2023 30%
EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CME INTEREST RATES ED - EURODOLLAR FUTURES Delta 8 A 09/2023 06/2024 30%
EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CME INTEREST RATES ED - EURODOLLAR FUTURES Delta 8 A 09/2022 06/2023 30%
EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CME INTEREST RATES ED - EURODOLLAR FUTURES Delta 11 A 11/2019 06/2020 30%
EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CME INTEREST RATES ED - EURODOLLAR FUTURES Delta 15 A 11/2019 06/2020 30%
EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CME INTEREST RATES ED - EURODOLLAR FUTURES Delta 8 A 09/2026 06/2027 30%
EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CME INTEREST RATES ED - EURODOLLAR FUTURES Delta 8 A 09/2027 06/2028 30%
EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CME INTEREST RATES ED - EURODOLLAR FUTURES Delta 8 A 09/2027 06/2028 30%
EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CME INTEREST RATES ED - EURODOLLAR FUTURES Delta 8 A 09/2024 06/2025 30%
EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CME INTEREST RATES ED - EURODOLLAR FUTURES Delta 8 A 09/2025 06/2026 30%
EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CME INTEREST RATES ED - EURODOLLAR FUTURES Delta 8 A 09/2024 06/2025 30%
EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CME INTEREST RATES ED - EURODOLLAR FUTURES Delta 8 A 09/2026 06/2027 30%
EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CME INTEREST RATES ED - EURODOLLAR FUTURES Delta 8 A 09/2025 06/2026 30%
EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CME INTEREST RATES ED - EURODOLLAR FUTURES Delta 8 A 09/2028 06/2029 30%
EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 A 09/2019 09/2020
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 5 B All dates 25%
XAP - EMINI SP 500 CONS STAPLES SECTOR IX 6 A All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 1 B All dates 20%
XAR - REAL ESTATE SELECT SECTOR FUTURES 1 A All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 1 B All dates 87%
RSG - EMINI RUSSELL 1000 GROWTH FUT 2 A All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX IPO - E-MINI IPOX 100 U.S. INDEX FUTURES Delta 4 A All dates 87%
NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 B All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 3 A All dates 80%
QN - NASDAQ COMPOSITE FUTURES 2 B All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX N1R - NASDAQ-100 TOTAL RETURN INDEX FUT Delta 2 A All dates 80%
NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES 1 B All dates
CME EQUITY INDEX NQ - E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES Delta 1 B All dates 80%
XAK - EMINI SP500-TECHNOLOGY SECTOR INDEX 2 A All dates

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