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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.

Start Period End Period
CME EQUITY INDEX E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES NQ 12/2020 12/2020 17,000 USD 45.000%
CME EQUITY INDEX E-MINI NASDAQ 100 FUTURES NQ 03/2021 12/2021 17,000 USD 30.000%

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