Fee Categories

Fees will be applied to participants based upon the following 3 categories:

Category* Description
Direct Individual or Firm A Direct Individual or Firm is a non-professional person or firm who signs up directly with Cboe Digital.
Professional Trading Firm A Professional Trading Firm is an entity that certifies they have substantial trading and exchange connectivity management experience.
Market Maker A Market Maker is a Professional Trading Firm that has entered into market making agreement with Cboe Digital and meets specific metrics on a monthly basis.

* All categories of users will be required to enter into user agreements with Cboe Digital and will be required to accept certain risks and disclosures. Cboe Digital reserves the right to modify the content of this Rate Card.

Exchange and Clearing Fees

Participants pay fees on each transaction executed on the exchange based upon the rates below for each category. These fees are charged per contract in USD. Fees and incentives are effective from December 17th, 2019.

Futures (per contract per side) *
Direct Clearing Rate **
FCM Client Rate **
Individual | Firm
Professional Trading Group
Market Maker

* Fees contained in this table are exclusive of fees which may be charged by futures commission merchants for non-direct clearing clients.
** Fees are waived.