Options on Russell 1000® Indices

The Russell 1000® Index measures on a cap.-weighted basis, the performance of the large-cap. U.S. equities. As a subset of the Russell 3000® Index, it includes approximately 1,000 of the largest companies representing close to 92% of the U.S. market.

Benefits of Russell 1000 Indices

Large Contract Size
Trade options based on the Russell 1000 with a $100 multiplier
Cash Settled
Trading account is credited/debited in cash, not ETF shares
European Exercise
No risk of early assignment
60/40 Tax Treatment
Capital gains may benefit from 60/40 tax treatment*

Historical Performance for Russell 1000 Indices

Trading Russell 1000 Indices

Offering new trading synergies and opportunities on Russell 1000, Russell 1000 Growth, and Russell 1000 Value Indexes, Cboe exclusively lists cash-settled index options to provide the tools for:

  • Managing Risks and Volatility
  • Asset Allocation
  • Income Generation
  • Gain exposure to U.S. large-cap. market efficiently

Trading Resources

*Under section 1256 of the Tax Code, profit and loss on transactions in certain exchange-traded options, including RUI, RLG and RLV, are entitled to be taxed at a rate equal to 60% long-term and 40% short-term capital gain or loss, provided that the investor involved and the strategy employed satisfy the criteria of the Tax Code. Investors should consult with their tax advisors to determine how the profit and loss on any particular option strategy will be taxed. Tax laws and regulations change from time to time and may be subject to varying interpretations.