Index options make it possible for investors to "trade" an entire market to seek either profit or protection from price movements in a stock market as a whole or in broad segments of a particular market.

SymbolCompany NameLead Market MakerContract Spec
NYSE American OptionsBKXKBW Bank IndexCitigroup Derivatives
Markets Inc
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NYSE American OptionsMNXMini-NDX Index-View
NYSE American OptionsNDXNASDAQ 100 Index-View
NYSE Arca OptionsBKXKBW Bank IndexCitigroup DerivativesView
NYSE Arca OptionsNDXNASDAQ 100 IndexView
NYSE Arca Options