Interest Rate Options on Futures

Interest Rate Options

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With 1.8 million contracts traded daily in 2020, and 140 expirations listed at a time across Treasuries and Eurodollars, Interest Rate options give you the liquidity and flexibility to manage risk efficiently across the entire U.S. dollar-denominated yield curve.

Globex Product Name Cleared As Volume Open Interest
GE Eurodollar Options Options 316,160 15,363,345
GE0 Eurodollar 1yr MC Options Options 332,852 6,656,833
GE2 Eurodollar 2yr MC Options Options 244,816 4,962,839
GE3 Eurodollar 3yr MC Options Options 325,296 3,728,309
OZN 10-Year T-Note Options Options 700,236 1,554,370
OZF 5-Year T-Note Options Options 227,238 565,939
OZB U.S. Treasury Bond Options Options 187,232 410,670
GE4 Eurodollar 4yr MC Options Options 25,333 407,369
ZN1 10-Year T-Note Weekly Options - Week 1 Options 219,589 286,678
ZN2 10-Year T-Note Weekly Options - Week 2 Options 71,088 114,439
Trade Date: 24 Sep 2021 | PRELIMINARY
Globex Product Name Cleared As Volume Open Interest
OZN 10-Year T-Note Options Options 700,236 1,554,370
OZF 5-Year T-Note Options Options 227,238 565,939
OZB U.S. Treasury Bond Options Options 187,232 410,670
ZN1 10-Year T-Note Weekly Options - Week 1 Options 219,589 286,678
ZN2 10-Year T-Note Weekly Options - Week 2 Options 71,088 114,439
ZN3 10-Year T-Note Weekly Options - Week 3 Options 17,316 107,849
ZF2 5-Year T-Note Weekly Options - Week 2 Options 6,163 39,354
ZB1 U.S. Treasury Bond Weekly Options - Week 1 Options 14,500 35,863
ZF1 5-Year T-Note Weekly Options - Week 1 Options 21,007 29,906
WY5 10-Year Treasury Note Wednesday Weekly Options - Week 5 Options 21,511 26,101
Trade Date: 24 Sep 2021 | PRELIMINARY
Globex Product Name Cleared As Volume Open Interest
GE Eurodollar Options Options 316,160 15,363,345
GE0 Eurodollar 1yr MC Options Options 332,852 6,656,833
GE2 Eurodollar 2yr MC Options Options 244,816 4,962,839
GE3 Eurodollar 3yr MC Options Options 325,296 3,728,309
GE4 Eurodollar 4yr MC Options Options 25,333 407,369
SR3 Options on Three-Month SOFR Futures Options 0 2,891
E04 Eurodollar Option 1 Yr MC Week 4 Options 0 0
E05 Eurodollar Option 1 Yr MC Week 5 Options 0 0
TE4 Eurodollar 9-Month Mid-Curve Options Options 0 0
S01 Weekly One-Year Mid-Curve Options on Three-Month SOFR Futures - Week 1 Options 0 0
Trade Date: 24 Sep 2021 | PRELIMINARY

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SOFR Options

Three-Month SOFR options offer greater flexibility for managing SOFR price risk and exciting new spreading opportunities versus Eurodollar options.

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Term Mid-Curve Options

Three-, six-, and nine-month Mid-Curve options offer greater flexibility to trade short-dated 1-3 month options on white quarterly Eurodollar futures.

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Weekly Treasury Options

Wednesday and Friday Weekly Treasury options give you more flexibility to manage existing positions and greater precision to trade economic events.

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Treasury Volatility Indexes (CVOL)

Derived from options on Treasury futures, the CME Group Volatility Index (CVOL) holistically captures constant 30-day implied volatility, producing a robust measure of forward-looking risk expectations for each tenor.

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Product Applications

    • Treasury Options for Fixed Income Asset Managers
    • Treasury Options for Fixed Income Asset Managers Fixed income asset managers have many strategic alternatives available to them including the use of spot, futures and option markets in their pursuit of investment value (or “alpha”) relative to market benchmarks.
    • Using CME Eurodollar Options in Curve Trading
    • Using CME Eurodollar Options in Curve Trading Curve trading is one of the best-kept-secrets in a trader’s arsenal. But one that has valuable applications in: directional trading, range trading, options trading and market-making
    • Using Weekly Options to Trade Economic Indicators
    • Using Weekly Options to Trade Economic Indicators CME Group offers weekly options expiring on Fridays on a variety of contracts including E-mini S&P 500 futures; 1-year, 2-year and 3-year Mid-Curve Eurodollar futures; and, 10-year Treasury note futures.

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