Futures Contract Specifications

Essential information about every futures and options contract is right at your fingertips.

The Futures Contract Specifications report will show you trading hours, tick value, margin requirements plus much more. A commodity contract's size, months traded, daily limits, minimum tick increments, trading hours and other details unique to each product make up a Futures Contract's Specifications details. A commodity Futures Contract Specification, commonly known as Contract Spec, is also provided online by major commodity exchanges. Each commodity is different. Understanding the Futures Contract Specifications is at the heart of knowing the rules that govern a commodity futures or options contract, as well as the price movement of each commodity.

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January = F, February = G, March = H, April = J, May = K, June = M, July = N, August = Q, September = U, October = V, November = X, December = Z

Commodity Exchange Futures Month Contract Size Contract Unit Tick Size Currency Tick Value Margin Trading Hours (NZ Time) First Notice Day Last Trade Day Months Traded Cash Settled Reuters Code Bloomberg Code
Australian Dollar CME SEP 20 100000 AUD 0.01 USD 10 2178 10:00-09:00 14/09/2020 14/09/2020 HMUZ N AD AD
Australian 30 day Bank Cash Rate SFE AUG 20 3000000 AUD 0.005 AUD 12.33 475.2 10:00-09:00 31/08/2020 31/08/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y YIB IB
Australian 90 Day Bank Bill SFE SEP 20 1000000 AUD 0.01 AUD 24.64 485.1 19:08-09:00 & 10:28-18:30 10/09/2020 10/09/2020 HMUZ Y YBA IR
Australian 3 yr bond SFE SEP 20 100000 AUD 0.005 AUD 16.48 880 19:10-09:00 & 10:30-18:30 15/09/2020 15/09/2020 HMUZ Y YTT YM
Australian 10 yr bond SFE SEP 20 100000 AUD 0.005 AUD 60.55 3522.2 19:12-09:00 & 10:32-18:30 15/09/2020 15/09/2020 HMUZ Y YTC XM
Australian SPI 200 SFE SEP 20 25 x index 1 AUD 25 13794 19:10-09:00 & 11:50-18:30 17/09/2020 17/09/2020 HMUZ Y YAP XP
British Pound CME SEP 20 62500 GBP 0.01 USD 6.25 3267 10:00-09:00 14/09/2020 14/09/2020 HMUZ N BP BP
CAC40 Options Index ICF AUG 20 10 EUR 1 USD 5 462 18:00-08:00 21/08/2020 21/08/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y CFA
Canadian Dollar CME SEP 20 100000 CAD 0.005 USD 5 1633.5 10:00-09:00 & 00:20-07:00 15/09/2020 15/09/2020 HMUZ N CD CD
Canadian Govt Bonds MSE SEP 20 100000 CAD 0.01 CAD 10 3401.2 18:00-08:30 28/08/2020 21/09/2020 HMUZ N CGB CN
Canadian Bank Bills MSE MAR 21 1000000 CAD 0.005 CAD 25 3401.2 18:00-08:30 15/03/2021 15/03/2021 HMUZ Y BAX BA
Canola WCE NOV 20 20 tonnes 0.1 CAD 2 411.4 12:00-06:20 30/10/2020 13/11/2020 FHKNX N RS RS
Cocoa NY NYB DEC 20 10 mt tonnes 1 USD 10 2299 20:45-05:30 16/11/2020 15/12/2020 HKNUZ N CC CC
Cocoa London ICE DEC 20 10 mt tonnes 1 GBP 10 4900.5 20:30-03:55 15/12/2020 14/12/2020 HKNUZ N LCC QC
Coffee NYB DEC 20 37500 lbs 0.05 USD 18.75 4900.5 20:15-05:30 19/11/2020 18/12/2020 HKNUZ N KC KC
Robusta Coffee ICE NOV 20 10 mt tonnes 1 USD 10 861.312084960937 20:00-04:30 27/10/2020 24/11/2020 FHKNUX N DF
Copper CMX SEP 20 25000 lbs 0.05 USD 12.5 3509 10:00-09:00 31/08/2020 28/09/2020 HKNUZ N HG HG
Mini Copper CMX SEP 20 5 eur 0.002 USD 25 1754.5 10:00-09:00 27/08/2020 27/08/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QC OP
Corn CBOT DEC 20 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 1028.5 12:00-06:20 30/11/2020 14/12/2020 HKNUZ N C C
Mini Corn CBOT DEC 20 5000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 205.7 12:00-06:45 30/11/2020 14/12/2020 HKNUZ N C YC
Cotton NYB DEC 20 50000 lbs 0.01 USD 5 3206.5 13:00-06:20 23/11/2020 8/12/2020 HKNVZ N CT CT
Crude Oil NYM SEP 20 1000 barrels 0.01 USD 10 7502 10:00-09:00 24/08/2020 20/08/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N CL CL
Mini Crude Oil NYM SEP 20 500 barrels 0.025 USD 12.5 3751 10:00-09:00 19/08/2020 19/08/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QM EC
Crude Oil - Brent ICE OCT 20 1000 barrels 0.01 USD 10 14828 12:00-10:00 28/08/2020 28/08/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y LCO CO
DAX EUREX SEP 20 25 x index 0.5 EUR 12.5 50743.43828125 12:10-08:00 18/09/2020 18/09/2020 HMUZ Y FDX GX
Mini Dax EUREX SEP 20 5 eur 0.5 EUR 5 10148.6204101563 11:10-08:00 18/09/2020 18/09/2020 HMUZ Y FDXM DFW
Mini Dow Jones $ 5 CBOT SEP 20 5 x index 1 USD 5 11495 10:00-09:00 18/09/2020 18/09/2020 HMUZ Y YM DM
US Dollar Index FINEX SEP 20 1000 x index 0.005 USD 5 1633.5 12:00-09:00 14/09/2020 14/09/2020 HMUZ N DX DX
Euro FX CME SEP 20 125000 EURO 5E-05 USD 6.25 2752.2 10:00-09:00 14/09/2020 14/09/2020 HMUZ N URO EC
Euro Swiss LIFFE SEP 20 1000000 EURO 0.01 CHF 25 1210 18:30-05:00 14/09/2020 14/09/2020 HMUZ Y FES ES
Euro Bobl EUREX SEP 20 100000 EURO 0.01 EUR 10 1157.45472412109 12:10-08:00 8/09/2020 8/09/2020 HMUZ N FGBM OE
Euro Bund EUREX SEP 20 100000 EURO 0.01 EUR 10 3382.71296386719 12:10-08:00 8/09/2020 8/09/2020 HMUZ N FGBL RX
Eurodollar CME SEP 20 1000000 USD 0.005 USD 12.5 332.75 10:00-09:00 14/09/2020 14/09/2020 HMUZ Y ED GE
Euro STOXX 50 EUREX SEP 20 10 x index 1 EUR 10 5430.30146484375 12:10-08:00 18/09/2020 18/09/2020 HMUZ Y STXE VG
Euro Yen TIFFE DEC 20 100000000 x index 0.005 JPY 1250 28005.659 11:45-14:30 & 04:30-12:00 14/12/2020 14/12/2020 HMUZ Y JEY YE
Euribor LIFFE SEP 20 1000000 EURO 0.005 EUR 12.5 322.202111816406 12:00-08:00 14/09/2020 14/09/2020 HMUZ Y FEI ER
Euroshatz EUREX SEP 20 100000 EURO 0.005 EUR 5 280.429168701172 12:10-08:00 8/09/2020 8/09/2020 HMUZ N FGBS DU
Feeder Cattle CME SEP 20 50000 lbs 0.025 USD 12.5 5880.6 01:30-06:05 24/09/2020 24/09/2020 FHJKQUVX Y FC FC
FTSE100 LIFFE SEP 20 10 x index 0.5 GBP 5 8105.78989257812 12:00-08:00 18/09/2020 18/09/2020 HMUZ Y FFI Z
China FTSE SGX AUG 20 1 x index 2.5 USD 2.5 1331 21:00-09:15 & 13:00-20:35 28/08/2020 28/08/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y SFC XU
Gold COMEX DEC 20 100 ozs 0.1 USD 10 9922 10:00-09:00 30/11/2020 29/12/2020 GJMQVZ N GC GC
Mini Gold COMEX OCT 20 50 ozs 0.25 USD 12.5 4961 10:00-09:00 28/09/2020 28/09/2020 GJMQZ Y QO BQ
Micro Gold COMEX DEC 20 10 ozs 0.1 USD 1 992.2 10:00-09:00 30/11/2020 29/12/2020 GJMQVZ N MGC MGC
Hang Seng HKFE AUG 20 50 x index 1 HKD 50 135473.8 21:15-07:00 & 13:15-20:30 28/08/2020 28/08/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HIS HI
Mini-Hang Seng HKFE AUG 20 10 x index 1 HKD 10 27094.1 21:15-07:00 & 13:15-20:30 28/08/2020 28/08/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HMH HU
HS China Enterprises IDX HKFE AUG 20 50 x index 1 HKD 50 55155.1 21:15-07:00 & 13:15-20:30 28/08/2020 28/08/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HCEI HC
Heating Oil NYMEX SEP 20 42000 gallons 0.01 USD 4.2 6836.5 10:00-09:00 2/09/2020 31/08/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N HO HO
Mini Heating Oil NYMEX SEP 20 21000 barrels 0.01 USD 2.1 3417.7 10:00-09:00 28/08/2020 28/08/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QH QX
Korean 3 yr Bond KFE SEP 20 100000000 KRW 0.01 KRW 10000 592891.186747849 12:00-18:45 15/09/2020 15/09/2020 HMUZ Y KTB KE
Kospi KFE SEP 20 250000 KRW 0.05 KRW 12500 10568621.4138865 21:00-08:00 & 12:00-18:45 10/09/2020 10/09/2020 HMUZ Y KS KM
Japanese Govt Bonds TSE SEP 20 100000000 JPY 0.01 JPY 10000 1155000 22:30-06:00 & 11:45-21:15 14/09/2020 14/09/2020 HMUZ N JGB JB
Mini Japanese Govt Bond SIMEX SEP 20 10000000 JPY 0.01 JPY 1000 145200 21:30-09:15 & 11:25-21:15 11/09/2020 11/09/2020 HMUZ Y SJB BJ
Japanese Yen CME SEP 20 12500000 JPY 0.005 USD 6.25 4356 10:00-09:00 14/09/2020 14/09/2020 HMUZ N JY JY
Lean Hogs CME OCT 20 40000 lbs 0.025 USD 10 3448.5 01:30-06:05 14/10/2020 14/10/2020 GJKMNQVZ Y LH LH
Live Cattle CME OCT 20 40000 lbs 0.025 USD 10 2722.5 01:30-06:05 5/10/2020 30/10/2020 GJMQVZ N LC LC
Long Gilt LIFFE SEP 20 100000 GBP 0.01 GBP 10 4307.6 19:00-05:00 27/08/2020 28/09/2020 HMUZ N FLG G
Lumber CME SEP 20 110000 bd ft 0.1 USD 11 4869.7 02:00-08:05 16/09/2020 15/09/2020 FHKNUX N LB LB
Mexican Peso CME SEP 20 500000 MXN 0.001 USD 5 2299 10:00-09:00 14/09/2020 14/09/2020 HMUZ N MP PE
Milk Futures Class 3 CME AUG 20 200000 lbs 0.01 USD 20 1210 10:00-09:00 1/09/2020 1/09/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y DA DA
Milk Futures WMP NZX SEP 20 1 mt tonnes 5 USD 5 300 07:00-21:58 15/09/2020 15/09/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y MMR MMR
Milk Price Future NZX SEP 21 6000 kg ms 0.01 NZD 60 2300 07:00-21:58 9/09/2021 9/09/2021 U Y MKP
E-Mini Nasdaq CME SEP 20 20 x index 0.25 USD 5 18150 10:00-09:00 18/09/2020 18/09/2020 HMUZ Y NQ NQ
Micro NASDAQ CME SEP 20 0 0 0.25 USD 0.5 1815 10:00-09:00 18/09/2020 18/09/2020 HMUZ Y MQN HWB
Natural Gas NYMEX SEP 20 10000 MMBtu 0.001 USD 10 2783 10:00-09:00 28/08/2020 27/08/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N NG NG
Mini Natural Gas CME SEP 20 2500 MMBtu 0.005 USD 12.5 695.2 10:00-09:00 26/08/2020 26/08/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QG EO
Nifty Futures SGX AUG 20 2 x index 0.0001 USD 0.25 2541 10:00-09:00 31/10/2017 13/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y SIN IH
Nikkei 225 SIMEX SEP 20 500 x index 5 JPY 2500 931700 18:55-09:15 & 11:30-18:30 10/09/2020 10/09/2020 HMUZ Y SSI NI
Nikkei 225 CME SEP 20 500 x index 5 JPY 2500 968000 10:00-09:00 10/09/2020 10/09/2020 HMUZ Y NIY NH
New Zealand 10 yr Bond NZFE SEP 20 100000 NZD 0.01 NZD 78.28 39325 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 16/09/2020 16/09/2020 HMUZ Y NGB ZT
New Zealand Bank Bills NZFE SEP 20 1000000 NZD 0.01 NZD 24.62 349.8 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 16/09/2020 16/09/2020 HMUZ Y NBB ZB
New Zealand Dollar CME SEP 20 100000 NZD 0.01 USD 10 1815 10:00-09:00 14/09/2020 14/09/2020 HMUZ N NE NV
Oats CBOT DEC 20 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 1210 12:00-06:20 30/11/2020 14/12/2020 HKNUZ N O O
Orange Juice NYCE SEP 20 15000 lbs 0.05 USD 7.5 1524.6 00:00-06:00 1/09/2020 10/09/2020 FHKNUX N OJ JO
Paladium NYMEX SEP 20 100 troy ozs 0.1 USD 10 39325 10:00-09:00 31/08/2020 28/09/2020 HMUZ N PA PA
Platinum NYMEX OCT 20 50 troy ozs 0.1 USD 5 4840 10:00-09:00 30/09/2020 28/10/2020 FJNV N PL PL
Rough Rice CBOT SEP 20 2000 cwt 0.005 USD 10 4537.5 12:00-06:20 31/08/2020 14/09/2020 FHKNUX N RR RR
Mini Russell ICE SEP 20 100 x index 0.1 USD 5 7018 10:00-09:00 18/09/2020 18/09/2020 HMUZ Y RTY RTY
E-Mini S & P CME SEP 20 50 x index 0.25 USD 12.5 14520 10:00-09:00 18/09/2020 18/09/2020 HMUZ Y ES ES
Micro S&P CME SEP 20 5 x index 0.25 USD 1.25 1452 10:00-09:00 18/09/2020 18/09/2020 HMUZ Y MED HWA
Short Sterling LIFFE MAR 21 500000 GBP 0.005 GBP 6.25 271.313902282715 18:30-05:00 17/03/2021 17/03/2021 HMUZ Y FSS L
Silver COMEX SEP 20 5000 ozs 0.005 USD 25 12100 10:00-09:00 31/08/2020 28/09/2020 HKNUZ N SI SI
Micro Silver COMEX SEP 20 0 0 0.01 USD 10 2420 10:00-09:00 31/08/2020 28/09/2020 FHKNUZ N SIL SIO
Soybean CBOT NOV 20 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 1754.5 12:00-06:20 30/10/2020 13/11/2020 FHKNQUX N S S
Mini Soybean CBOT NOV 20 5000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 350.9 12:00-06:45 30/10/2020 13/11/2020 FHKNQUX N YK YK
Soybean Oil CBOT DEC 20 60000 lbs 0.01 USD 6 786.5 12:00-06:20 30/11/2020 14/12/2020 FHKNQUVZ N BO BO
Soymeal CBOT DEC 20 100 tons 0.1 USD 10 1210 12:00-06:20 30/11/2020 14/12/2020 FHKNQUVZ N SM SM
Sugar CSCE OCT 20 112000 lbs 0.01 USD 11.2 1151.91994628906 19:30-05:00 1/10/2020 30/09/2020 HKNV N SB SB
Swiss Franc CME SEP 20 125000 CHF 0.01 USD 12.5 4840 10:00-09:00 14/09/2020 14/09/2020 HMUZ N SF SF
Swiss Government Bond EUREX SEP 20 100000 CHF 0.01 CHF 10 3688.45012207031 18:30-03:00 8/09/2020 8/09/2020 HMUZ N CONF FB
Taiwan MSCI SGX AUG 20 100 x index 0.1 USD 10 3025 18:15-09:15 & 12:45-17:50 28/08/2020 28/08/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y STW TW
RBOB NYMEX SEP 20 42000 gallons 0.0001 USD 4.2 8651.5 10:00-06:30 28/08/2020 28/08/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N RB RF
US 10 yr note CBOT SEP 20 100000 USD 0.015625 USD 15.625 2607 10:00-09:00 31/08/2020 21/09/2020 HMUZ N TY TY
US 5 yr note CBOT SEP 20 100000 USD 0.0078125 USD 7.8125 786.5 10:00-09:00 31/08/2020 30/09/2020 HMUZ N FV FV
US 2 yr note CBOT SEP 20 200000 USD 0.00390625 USD 7.8125 435.6 10:00-09:00 31/08/2020 30/09/2020 HMUZ N TU TU
US T Bond CBOT SEP 20 100000 USD 0.03125 USD 31.25 5687 10:00-09:00 31/08/2020 21/09/2020 HMUZ N US US
US Fed Funds CBOT OCT 20 5000000 USD 0.005 USD 20.835 544.5 10:00-09:00 30/10/2020 30/10/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y FF FF
VIX Futures CBE AUG 20 100 x index 0.0025 USD 7562.5 11737 10:00-09:00 19/08/2020 19/08/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y UX UX
Wheat CBOT SEP 20 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 1512.5 12:00-06:20 31/08/2020 14/09/2020 HKNUZ N W W
Mini Wheat CBOT SEP 20 1000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 302.5 12:00-06:45 31/08/2020 14/09/2020 HKNUZ N YW YP
Benmore Base Load SFE SEP 20 2208 MWH 0.05 NZD 11.04 19800 10:30-16:00 30/09/2020 30/09/2020 HMUZ Y NEE BEE
Otahuhu Base Load SFE SEP 20 2208 MWH 0.05 NZD 11.04 17050 10:30-16:00 30/09/2020 30/09/2020 HMUZ Y NEA BEA
Emission Futures ICE DEC 20 1000 tonnes 0.01 EUR 10 8800 18:00-04:00 14/12/2020 14/12/2020 HMUZ N MO