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 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 100000 AUD 0.01 USD 10 1512.5 12:00-11:00 43451 12/17/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N AD AD
Australian 30 day Bank Cash Rate SFE 5/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 3000000 AUD 0.005 AUD 12.33 225 12:00-11:00 43616 5/31/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ N YIB IB
Australian 90 Day Bank Bill SFE 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 1000000 AUD 0.01 AUD 24.41 600 19:08-09:30 & 10:28-18:30 43447 12/13/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N YBA IR
Australian 3 yr bond SFE 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 100000 AUD 0.005 AUD 15.54 800 19:10-09:30 & 10:30-18:30 43451 12/17/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y YTT YM
Australian 10 yr bond SFE 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 100000 AUD 0.005 AUD 51.95 2365 19:12-09:30 & 10:32-18:30 43451 12/17/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y YTC XM
Australian SPI 200 SFE 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 25 x index 1 AUD 25 7042 19:10-10:00 & 11:50-18:30 43454 12/20/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y YAP XP
British Pound CME 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 62500 GBP 0.01 USD 6.25 2178 12:00-11:00 43451 12/17/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N BP BP
CAC40 Options Index EOP 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 10 EUR 1 USD 5 3636.6 20:00-10:00 43455 12/21/2018 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y CFA
Canadian Dollar CME 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 100000 CAD 0.005 USD 5 1573 12:00-11:00 & 02:20-09:00 43452 12/18/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N CD CD
Canadian Govt Bonds MSE 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 CAD 0.01 CAD 10 2358.4 20:00-10:30 43523 3/20/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N CGB CN
Canadian Bank Bills MSE 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 1000000 CAD 0.005 CAD 25 432.3 20:00-10:30 43542 3/18/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y BAX BA
Canola WCE 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 20 tonnes 0.1 CAD 2 742.5 14:00-08:20 43465 1/14/2019 12:00:00 AM FHKNX N RS RS
Cocoa NY NYB 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 10 mt tonnes 1 USD 10 2090 22:45-07:30 43510 3/14/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNUZ N CC CC
Cocoa London LIFFE 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 10 mt tonnes 1 GBP 10 3267 22:30-05:55 43539 3/14/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNUZ N LCC QC
Coffee CSCE 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 37500 lbs 0.05 USD 18.75 2310 22:15-07:30 43516 3/19/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNUZ N KC KC
Robusta Coffee LIFFE 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 10 mt tonnes 1 USD 10 1012 22:00-06:30 43458 1/25/2019 12:00:00 AM FHKNUX N DF
Copper COMEX 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 25000 lbs 0.05 USD 12.5 3751 12:00-11:00 43524 3/27/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNUZ N HG HG
Mini Copper COMEX 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 5 eur 0.002 USD 25 1705 12:00-11:00 43522 2/26/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y OP
Corn CBOT 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 822.8 14:00-08:20 43524 3/14/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNUZ N C C
Mini Corn CBOT 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 5000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 363 14:00-08:45 43524 3/14/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNUZ N C YC
Cotton NYCE 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 50000 lbs 0.01 USD 5 2915 15:00-08:20 43518 3/7/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNVZ N CT CT
Crude Oil NYMEX 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 1000 barrels 0.01 USD 10 3630 12:00-11:00 43455 12/19/2018 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ N CL CL
Mini Crude Oil CME 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 500 barrels 0.025 USD 12.5 1622.5 12:00-11:00 43452 12/18/2018 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QM EC
Crude Oil - Brent ICE 2/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 1000 barrels 0.01 USD 10 5060 14:00-12:00 43462 12/28/2018 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y LCO CO
DAX EUREX 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 25 x index 0.5 EUR 12.5 22099 19:50-10:00 43455 12/21/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y FDX GX
Mini Dax EUREX 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 5 eur 0.5 EUR 5 4017.75 19:50-10:00 43455 12/21/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y FDXM DFW
Mini Dow Jones $ 5 CBOT 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 5 x index 1 USD 5 6413 12:00-11:00 43455 12/21/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y YM DM
Dow Jones CBOT 6/1/2015 12:00:00 AM 10 x index 1 USD 10 6413 12:00-11:00 & 03:30-10:15 42174 6/19/2015 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y DJ DJ
US Dollar Index FINEX 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 1000 x index 0.005 USD 5 968 14:00-11:00 43451 12/17/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N DX DX
Euro FX CME 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 125000 EURO 5E-05 USD 6.25 2783 12:00-11:00 43451 12/17/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N URO EC
Euro Swiss LIFFE 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 1000000 EURO 0.01 CHF 25 7233.6 20:30-07:00 43451 12/17/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y FES ES
Euro Bobl EUREX 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 EURO 0.01 EUR 10 1127.5 20:00-10:00 43531 3/7/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N FGBM OE
Euro Bund EUREX 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 EURO 0.01 EUR 10 2508 20:00-10:00 43531 3/7/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N FGBL RX
Eurodollar CME 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 1000000 USD 0.005 USD 12.5 435.6 12:00-11:00 43815 12/16/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y ED ED
Euro STOXX 50 EUREX 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 10 x index 1 EUR 10 2832.5 19:50-10:00 43455 12/21/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y STXE VG
Euro Yen TIFFE 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 100000000 x index 0.005 JPY 1250 19295.58 12:45-15:30 & 16:30-00:00 43451 12/17/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y JEY YE
Euribor LIFFE 9/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 1000000 EURO 0.005 EUR 12.5 148.5 14:00-10:00 43724 9/16/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y FEI ER
Euroshatz EUREX 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 EURO 0.005 EUR 5 265.51 20:00-10:00 43531 3/7/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N FGBS DU
Feeder Cattle CME 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 50000 lbs 0.025 USD 12.5 2227.5 03:30-08:05 43496 1/31/2019 12:00:00 AM FHJKQUVX Y FC FC
FTSE100 LIFFE 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 10 x index 0.5 GBP 5 3461 14:00-10:00 43455 12/21/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y FFI Z
China FTSE SGX 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 1 x index 2.5 USD 2.5 968 22:00-09:45 & 14:00-21:35 43462 12/28/2018 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y XU
Gold COMEX 2/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100 ozs 0.1 USD 10 4114 12:00-11:00 43496 2/26/2019 12:00:00 AM GJMQVZ N GC GC
Mini Gold NYL 2/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 32 ozs 0.1 USD 3.215 1171.5 14:00-12:00 43496 2/26/2019 12:00:00 AM GJMQVZ N ZH XG
Hang Seng HKFE 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 50 x index 1 HKD 50 78100 22:15-06:00 & 14:15-21:30 43462 12/28/2018 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HIS HI
Mini-Hang Seng HKFE 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 10 x index 1 HKD 10 22734.8 22:15-06:00 & 14:15-21:30 43462 12/28/2018 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HMH HU
HS China Enterprises IDX HKFE 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 50 x index 1 HKD 50 29975 22:15-06:00 & 14:15-21:30 43462 12/28/2018 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HCEI HC
Heating Oil NYMEX 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 42000 gallons 0.01 USD 4.2 5445 12:00-11:00 43468 12/31/2018 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ N HO HO
Mini Heating Oil NYMEX 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 21000 barrels 0.01 USD 2.1 2722.5 12:00-11:00 43462 12/28/2018 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QH QX
Korean 3 yr Bond KFE 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 100000000 KRW 0.01 KRW 10000 1804770 13:00-19:45 43452 12/18/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y KTB KE
Kospi KFE 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 250000 KRW 0.05 KRW 12500 17056875 22:00-09:00 & 13:00-19:45 43447 12/13/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y KS KM
Japanese Govt Bonds TSE 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 100000000 JPY 0.01 JPY 10000 825000 22:30-06:00 & 11:45-21:15 43447 12/13/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N JGB JB
Mini Japanese Govt Bond SIMEX 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 10000000 JPY 0.01 JPY 1000 110110 22:30-09:45 & 12:25-22:15 43446 12/12/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y SJB BJ
Japanese Yen CME 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 12500000 JPY 0.005 USD 6.25 2420 12:00-11:00 43451 12/17/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N JY JY
Lean Hogs CME 2/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 40000 lbs 0.025 USD 10 1452 03:30-08:05 43510 2/14/2019 12:00:00 AM GJKMNQVZ Y LH LH
Live Cattle CME 2/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 40000 lbs 0.025 USD 10 1815 03:30-08:05 43500 2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM GJMQVZ N LC LC
Long Gilt LIFFE 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 GBP 0.01 GBP 10 2178 21:00-07:00 43523 3/27/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N FLG G
Lumber CME 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 110000 bd ft 0.1 USD 11 3327.5 04:00-11:00 43481 1/15/2019 12:00:00 AM FHKNUX N LB LB
Mexican Peso CME 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 500000 MXN 0.001 USD 5 1331 12:00-11:00 43451 12/17/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N MP PE
Milk Futures Class 3 CME 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 200000 lbs 0.01 USD 20 1485 12:00-11:00 43494 1/29/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y DA DA
Milk Futures WMP NZX 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 1 mt tonnes 5 USD 5 264 02:00-21:58 43480 1/15/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ MMR MMR
Milk Price Future NZX 9/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 6000 kg ms 0.01 NZD 60 2310 02:00-21:58 43720 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AM U Y MKP
E-Mini Nasdaq CME 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 20 x index 0.25 USD 5 8470 12:00-11:00 43455 12/21/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y NQ NQ
Natural Gas NYMEX 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 10000 MMBtu 0.001 USD 10 1875.5 12:00-11:00 43462 12/27/2018 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ N NG NG
Mini Natural Gas CME 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 2500 MMBtu 0.005 USD 12.5 1567.5 12:00-11:00 43460 12/26/2018 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QG EO
Nifty Futures SGX 11/1/2017 12:00:00 AM 2 x index 0.0001 USD 0.25 968 12:00-11:00 43039 10/13/2017 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y IH
Nikkei 225 SIMEX 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 500 x index 5 JPY 2500 677600 19:55-09:45 & 12:30-19:30 43447 12/13/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y SSI NI
Nikkei 225 CME 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 500 x index 5 JPY 2500 4719 12:00-11:00 43447 12/13/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y NIY NH
New Zealand 10 yr Bond NZFE 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 NZD 0.01 NZD 78.28 1727 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 43446 12/12/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y NGB ZT
New Zealand 3 yr Bond NZFE 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 100000 NZD 0.01 NZD 32.2945513 720.5 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 43446 12/12/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y NGV ZY
New Zealand Bank Bills NZFE 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 1000000 NZD 0.01 NZD 24.42 420.02 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 43446 12/12/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y NBB ZB
New Zealand Dollar CME 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 100000 NZD 0.01 USD 10 1694 12:00-11:00 43451 12/17/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N NE NV
New Zealand SPI NZX 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 25 x index 1 NZD 25 6800 09:45-17:15 43454 12/20/2018 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y KIW KIW
Oats CBOT 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 817.3 14:00-08:20 43524 3/14/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNUZ N O O
Orange Juice NYCE 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 15000 lbs 0.05 USD 7.5 887.7 02:00-08:00 43467 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AM FHKNUX N OJ JO
Paladium NYMEX 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100 troy ozs 0.1 USD 10 5747.5 12:00-11:00 43524 3/27/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N PA PA
Platinum NYMEX 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 50 troy ozs 0.1 USD 5 2057 12:00-11:00 43465 1/29/2019 12:00:00 AM FJNV N PL PL
Rough Rice CBOT 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 2000 cwt 0.005 USD 10 1089 14:00-08:20 43465 1/14/2019 12:00:00 AM FHKNUX N RR RR
Mini Russell ICE 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 100 x index 0.1 USD 5 3685 12:00-11:00 43455 12/21/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y rty
E-Mini S & P CME 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 50 x index 0.25 USD 12.5 7260 12:00-11:00 43455 12/21/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y ES ES
S & P 500 CME 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 250 x index 0.1 USD 25 36300 12:00-11:00 & 03:30-10:15 43454 12/20/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y SP SP
Short Sterling LIFFE 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 500000 GBP 0.005 GBP 6.25 401.5 20:30-07:00 43544 3/20/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y FSS L
Silver COMEX 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 5000 ozs 0.005 USD 25 4356 12:00-11:00 43524 3/27/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNUZ N SI SI
Mini Silver NYL 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 1000 ozs 0.001 USD 1 861.3 14:00-12:00 43524 3/27/2019 12:00:00 AM FHKNUZ N ZZ YS
Soybean CBOT 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 2480.5 14:00-08:20 43465 1/14/2019 12:00:00 AM FHKNQUX N S S
Mini Soybean CBOT 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 5000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 568.7 14:00-08:45 43465 1/14/2019 12:00:00 AM FHKNQUX N YK
Soybean Oil CBOT 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 60000 lbs 0.01 USD 6 907.5 14:00-08:20 43465 1/14/2019 12:00:00 AM FHKNQUVZ N BO BO
Soymeal CBOT 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100 tons 0.1 USD 10 2178 14:00-08:20 43465 1/14/2019 12:00:00 AM FHKNQUVZ N SM SM
Sugar CSCE 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 112000 lbs 0.01 USD 11.2 1047.2 21:30-07:00 43525 2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNV N SB SB
Swiss Franc CME 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 125000 CHF 0.01 USD 12.5 3146 12:00-11:00 43451 12/17/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N SF SF
Swiss Government Bond EUREX 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 CHF 0.01 CHF 10 4158 20:30-05:00 43531 3/7/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N CONF FB
Taiwan MSCI SGX 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 100 x index 0.1 USD 10 935 19:15-09:45 & 13:45-18:50 43461 12/27/2018 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y STW TW
RBOB NYMEX 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 42000 gallons 0.0001 USD 4.2 5566 12:00-08:30 43462 12/28/2018 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ N RB RF
US 10 yr note CBOT 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 USD 0.015625 USD 15.625 1270.5 12:00-11:00 43524 3/20/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N TY TY
US 5 yr note CBOT 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 USD 0.0078125 USD 7.8125 1089 12:00-11:00 43524 3/29/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N FV FV
US 2 yr note CBOT 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 200000 USD 0.0078125 USD 15.625 574.75 12:00-11:00 43524 3/29/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N TU TU
US T Bond CBOT 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 USD 0.03125 USD 31.25 2783 12:00-11:00 43524 3/20/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N US US
US Fed Funds CBOT 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 5000000 USD 0.005 USD 20.835 313.5 12:00-11:00 43496 1/31/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y FF FF
VIX Futures CBE 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 100 x index 0.0025 USD 7562.5 9680 12:00-11:00 43453 12/19/2018 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y UX
Wheat CBOT 3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 1512.5 14:00-08:20 43524 3/14/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNUZ N W W
Mini Wheat CBOT 7/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 1000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 242 14:00-08:45 43644 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNUZ N YW YP
Benmore Base Load SFE 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 2208 MWH 0.05 NZD 10.93 16830 10:30-16:00 43465 12/31/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y NEE BEE
Otahuhu Base Load SFE 12/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 2208 MWH 0.05 NZD 11.04 13068 10:30-16:00 43465 12/31/2018 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y NEA BEA