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    Nasdaq-100® Index Options

    More options. More opportunity. Gain exposure to 100+ of the world’s largest, Nasdaq-listed, non-financial securities.

    How to Trade Nasdaq-100® Index Options

    The Nasdaq-100® Index Options provides access to some of the world's leading and most innovative companies. Add performance to your portfolio with our suite of Nasdaq-100® Index Options products. 

    NDX

    Nasdaq-100® Index Options product, based on the Nasdaq-100® Index (NDX), is a modified market-capitalization-weighted index composed of securities issued by 100 of the largest non-financial companies listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq).

    Nasdaq-100® Index Options product, based on the Nasdaq-100® Index (NDX), is a modified market-capitalization-weighted index composed of securities issued by 100 of the largest non-financial companies listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq).

    NQX

    Nasdaq-100® Reduced-Value Index Options product is based on 1/5 (20%) the full value of the Nasdaq-100® Index (NDX).

    Nasdaq-100® Reduced-Value Index Options product is based on 1/5 (20%) the full value of the Nasdaq-100® Index (NDX).

    XND

    Nasdaq-100® Micro Index Options product is based on 1/100th (1%) the full value of the Nasdaq-100® Index (NDX).

    Nasdaq-100® Micro Index Options product is based on 1/100th (1%) the full value of the Nasdaq-100® Index (NDX).

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    By tracking the Nasdaq 100®, investors are exposed to a broad-based index comprised of companies across the major industries that drive our economy. Nasdaq 100® Index Options are offered in traditional AM-Settled Monthly & PM-Settled Daily Expires.

    Cash Settlement

    Delivery of cash rather than underlying stock = no risk of forced delivery

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    Favorable capital gains tax treatment

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    $1T+
    Notional Value of Nasdaq-100 Index-tied derivatives

    Nasdaq-100 Unrivaled Performance

    Unrivaled Performance

    The Nasdaq-100 is more than just an index. It is home to global growth, innovation and performance. The diversity of the companies included in the Nasdaq 100 have been critical to its strong performance and success over the past two decades.

     

    A HISTORY OF OUTPERFORMANCE

    199%
    Total Return of Nasdaq-100 TR Index Compared to the S&P 500 TR Index

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