Liquid, Diverse, Relevant
ICE’s futures exchanges list a diverse range of globally relevant benchmark futures and options contracts including agricultural, currency, emissions, energy and equity indexes.
A futures contract is a standardized agreement between buyers and sellers to exchange a quantity and grade of a commodity, currency or other financial instrument at a specific location and time in the future, and at a price agreed to when the contract is traded. Learn More
Through its three regulated futures exchanges, ICE's futures and options markets offer liquid contracts based on some of the world's leading commodities.
Know Your Options
Options on futures give buyers the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell futures contracts at a an established strike price on or before a specified expiration date. American style options can be exercised by the buyer at any time while European style options can be exercised only at expiration.
ICE's advanced options technology is driving electronic options volume and open interest across all ICE futures exchanges. To learn more see Know Your Options.