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 DEC 17 100000 AUD 0.01 USD 10 1754.5 11:00-10:00 18/12/2017 18/12/2017 HMUZ N AD AD
Australian 30 day Bank Cash Rate SFE NOV 17 3000000 AUD 0.005 AUD 12.33 225 11:00-10:00 30/11/2017 30/11/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N YIB IB
Australian 90 Day Bank Bill SFE DEC 17 1000000 AUD 0.01 AUD 24.45 660 19:08-09:00 & 10:28-18:30 7/12/2017 7/12/2017 HMUZ N YBA IR
Australian 3 yr bond SFE DEC 17 100000 AUD 0.01 AUD 30.83 800 19:10-09:00 & 10:30-18:30 15/12/2017 15/12/2017 HMUZ Y YTT YM
Australian 10 yr bond SFE DEC 17 100000 AUD 0.005 AUD 50.1 2600 19:12-09:00 & 10:32-18:30 15/12/2017 15/12/2017 HMUZ Y YTC XM
Australian SPI 200 SFE DEC 17 25 x index 1 AUD 25 6550 19:10-09:00 & 11:50-18:30 21/12/2017 21/12/2017 HMUZ Y YAP XP
British Pound CME DEC 17 62500 GBP 0.01 USD 6.25 2178 11:00-10:00 18/12/2017 18/12/2017 HMUZ N BP BP
CAC40 Options Index EOP OCT 17 10 EUR 1 USD 5 3636.6 19:00-09:00 20/10/2017 20/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y CFA
Canadian Dollar CME DEC 17 100000 CAD 0.005 USD 5 1705 11:00-10:00 & 01:20-08:00 19/12/2017 19/12/2017 HMUZ N CD CD
Canadian Govt Bonds MSE DEC 17 100000 CAD 0.01 CAD 10 2358.4 23:00-09:30 29/11/2017 18/12/2017 HMUZ N CGB CN
Canadian Bank Bills MSE DEC 17 1000000 CAD 0.005 CAD 25 432.3 23:00-09:30 18/12/2017 18/12/2017 HMUZ Y BAX BA
Canola WCE NOV 17 20 tonnes 0.1 CAD 2 742.5 13:00-07:20 31/10/2017 14/11/2017 FHKNX N RS RS
Cocoa NY NYB DEC 17 10 mt tonnes 1 USD 10 1595 21:45-06:30 16/11/2017 13/12/2017 HKNUZ N CC CC
Cocoa London LIFFE DEC 17 10 mt tonnes 1 GBP 10 1100 21:30-04:55 13/12/2017 12/12/2017 HKNUZ N LCC QC
Coffee CSCE DEC 17 37500 lbs 0.05 USD 18.75 2970 21:15-06:30 21/11/2017 18/12/2017 HKNUZ N KC KC
Robusta Coffee LIFFE NOV 17 10 mt tonnes 1 USD 10 4719 21:00-05:30 1/11/2017 30/11/2017 FHKNUX N DF
Copper COMEX DEC 17 25000 lbs 0.05 USD 12.5 2904 11:00-10:00 30/11/2017 27/12/2017 HKNUZ N HG HG
Mini Copper COMEX DEC 17 5 eur 0.002 USD 25 1705 11:00-10:00 28/11/2017 28/11/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y OP
Corn CBOT DEC 17 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 907.5 13:00-07:20 30/11/2017 14/12/2017 HKNUZ N C C
Mini Corn CBOT DEC 17 5000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 363 13:00-07:45 30/11/2017 14/12/2017 HKNUZ N C YC
Cotton NYCE DEC 17 50000 lbs 0.01 USD 5 2200 14:00-07:20 24/11/2017 6/12/2017 HKNVZ N CT CT
Crude Oil NYMEX NOV 17 1000 barrels 0.01 USD 10 2722.5 11:00-10:00 24/10/2017 20/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N CL CL
Mini Crude Oil CME NOV 17 500 barrels 0.025 USD 12.5 1375 11:00-10:00 19/10/2017 19/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QM EC
Crude Oil - Brent ICE DEC 17 1000 barrels 0.01 USD 10 4400 13:00-11:00 31/10/2017 31/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y LCO CO
DAX EUREX DEC 17 25 x index 0.5 EUR 12.5 22099 18:50-09:00 15/12/2017 15/12/2017 HMUZ Y FDX GX
Mini Dax EUREX DEC 17 5 eur 0.5 EUR 5 4017.75 18:50-09:00 15/12/2017 15/12/2017 HMUZ Y FDXM DFW
Mini Dow Jones $ 5 CBOT DEC 17 5 x index 1 USD 5 4053.5 11:00-10:00 15/12/2017 15/12/2017 HMUZ Y YM DM
Dow Jones CBOT JUN 15 10 x index 1 USD 10 11000 11:00-10:00 & 02:30-09:15 19/06/2015 19/06/2015 HMUZ Y DJ DJ
US Dollar Index FINEX DEC 17 1000 x index 0.005 USD 5 1980 13:00-10:00 19/12/2017 18/12/2017 HMUZ N DX DX
Euro FX CME DEC 17 125000 EURO 5E-05 USD 6.25 2541 11:00-10:00 18/12/2017 18/12/2017 HMUZ N URO EC
Euro Swiss LIFFE DEC 17 1000000 EURO 0.01 CHF 25 7233.6 19:30-06:00 18/12/2017 18/12/2017 HMUZ Y FES ES
Euro Bobl EUREX DEC 17 100000 EURO 0.01 EUR 10 1127.5 19:00-09:00 7/12/2017 7/12/2017 HMUZ N FGBM OE
Euro Bund EUREX DEC 17 100000 EURO 0.01 EUR 10 2508 19:00-09:00 7/12/2017 7/12/2017 HMUZ N FGBL RX
Eurodollar CME DEC 17 1000000 USD 0.005 USD 12.5 423.5 11:00-10:00 18/12/2017 18/12/2017 HMUZ Y ED ED
Euro STOXX 50 EUREX DEC 17 10 x index 1 EUR 10 2832.5 18:50-09:00 15/12/2017 15/12/2017 HMUZ Y STXE VG
Euro Yen TIFFE DEC 17 100000000 x index 0.005 JPY 1250 114675 12:45-15:30 & 16:30-00:00 18/12/2017 18/12/2017 HMUZ Y JEY YE
Euribor LIFFE MAR 18 1000000 EURO 0.005 EUR 12.5 341 13:00-09:00 19/03/2018 19/03/2018 HMUZ Y FEI ER
Euroshatz EUREX DEC 17 100000 EURO 0.005 EUR 5 231.88 19:00-09:00 7/12/2017 7/12/2017 HMUZ N FGBS DU
Feeder Cattle CME NOV 17 50000 lbs 0.025 USD 12.5 2227.5 02:30-07:05 16/11/2017 16/11/2017 FHJKQUVX Y FC FC
FTSE100 LIFFE DEC 17 10 x index 0.5 GBP 5 3587 13:00-09:00 15/12/2017 15/12/2017 HMUZ Y FFI Z
China FTSE SGX OCT 17 1 x index 2.5 USD 2.5 605 22:00-09:45 & 14:00-21:35 30/10/2017 30/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y XU
Gold COMEX DEC 17 100 ozs 0.1 USD 10 5929 11:00-10:00 30/11/2017 27/12/2017 GJMQVZ N GC GC
Mini Gold NYL DEC 17 32.15 ozs 0.1 USD 3.215 1555.95 13:00-11:00 30/11/2017 27/12/2017 GJMQVZ N ZH XG
Hang Seng HKFE OCT 17 50 x index 1 HKD 50 78100 22:15-04:45 & 14:15-21:30 30/10/2017 30/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HIS HI
Mini-Hang Seng HKFE OCT 17 10 x index 1 HKD 10 20145.4 22:15-04:45 & 14:15-21:30 30/10/2017 30/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HMH HU
HS China Enterprises IDX HKFE OCT 17 50 x index 1 HKD 50 29975 22:15-04:45 & 14:15-21:30 30/10/2017 30/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HCEI HC
Heating Oil NYMEX NOV 17 42000 gallons 0.01 USD 4.2 3933 11:00-10:00 2/11/2017 31/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N HO HO
Mini Heating Oil NYMEX NOV 17 21000 barrels 0.01 USD 2.1 4084 11:00-10:00 30/10/2017 30/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QH QX
Korean 3 yr Bond KFE DEC 17 100000000 KRW 0.01 KRW 10000 1804770 13:00-19:45 19/12/2017 19/12/2017 HMUZ Y KTB KE
Kospi KFE DEC 17 250000 KRW 0.05 KRW 12500 17056875 22:00-09:00 & 13:00-19:45 14/12/2017 14/12/2017 HMUZ Y KS KM
Japanese Govt Bonds TSE DEC 17 100000000 JPY 0.01 JPY 10000 825000 22:30-06:00 & 11:45-21:15 13/12/2017 13/12/2017 HMUZ N JGB JB
Mini Japanese Govt Bond SIMEX DEC 17 10000000 JPY 0.01 JPY 1000 110110 22:30-09:45 & 12:45-22:15 12/12/2017 12/12/2017 HMUZ Y SJB BJ
Japanese Yen CME DEC 17 12500000 JPY 0.005 USD 6.25 3025 11:00-10:00 18/12/2017 18/12/2017 HMUZ N JY JY
Lean Hogs CME DEC 17 40000 lbs 0.025 USD 10 1452 02:30-07:05 14/12/2017 14/12/2017 GJKMNQVZ Y LH LH
Live Cattle CME DEC 17 40000 lbs 0.025 USD 10 2178 02:30-07:05 4/12/2017 29/12/2017 GJMQVZ N LC LC
Long Gilt LIFFE DEC 17 100000 GBP 0.01 GBP 10 2420 20:00-06:00 29/11/2017 27/12/2017 HMUZ N FLG G
Lumber CME NOV 17 110000 bd ft 0.1 USD 11 1694 03:00-10:00 16/11/2017 15/11/2017 FHKNUX N LB LB
Mexican Peso CME DEC 17 500000 MXN 0.001 USD 5 2117.5 11:00-10:00 18/12/2017 18/12/2017 HMUZ N MP PE
Milk Futures Class 3 CME OCT 17 200000 lbs 0.01 USD 20 1485 11:00-10:00 31/10/2017 31/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y DA DA
Milk Futures WMP NZX OCT 17 1 mt tonnes 5 USD 5 264 01:00-14:58 17/10/2017 17/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ MMR MMR
Milk Price Future NZX SEP 18 6000 kg ms 0.01 NZD 60 2310 02:00-15:58 13/09/2018 13/09/2018 U Y MKP
E-Mini Nasdaq CME DEC 17 20 x index 0.25 USD 5 5445 11:00-10:00 15/12/2017 15/12/2017 HMUZ Y NQ NQ
Natural Gas NYMEX NOV 17 10000 MMBtu 0.001 USD 10 2178 11:00-10:00 30/10/2017 27/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N NG NG
Mini Natural Gas CME NOV 17 2500 MMBtu 0.005 USD 12.5 619.3 11:00-10:00 26/10/2017 26/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QG EO
Nifty Futures SGX NOV 17 2 x index 0.0001 USD 0.25 968 11:00-10:00 31/10/2017 31/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y IH
Nikkei 225 SIMEX DEC 17 500 x index 5 JPY 2500 399300 19:55-09:45 & 12:30-19:30 7/12/2017 7/12/2017 HMUZ Y SSI NI
Nikkei 225 CME DEC 17 500 x index 5 JPY 2500 4719 11:00-10:00 7/12/2017 7/12/2017 HMUZ Y NIY NH
New Zealand 10 yr Bond NZFE DEC 17 100000 NZD 0.01 NZD 78.28 1727 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 13/12/2017 13/12/2017 HMUZ Y NGB ZT
New Zealand 3 yr Bond NZFE DEC 17 100000 NZD 0.01 NZD 31.9 720.5 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 13/12/2017 13/12/2017 HMUZ Y NGV ZY
New Zealand Bank Bills NZFE DEC 17 1000000 NZD 0.01 NZD 24.42 660 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 13/12/2017 13/12/2017 HMUZ Y NBB ZB
New Zealand Dollar CME DEC 17 100000 NZD 0.01 USD 10 1815 11:00-10:00 18/12/2017 18/12/2017 HMUZ N NE NV
New Zealand SPI NZX DEC 17 25 x index 1 NZD 25 6600 09:45-17:15 21/12/2017 21/12/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y KIW KIW
Oats CBOT DEC 17 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 968 13:00-07:20 30/11/2017 14/12/2017 HKNUZ N O O
Orange Juice NYCE NOV 17 15000 lbs 0.05 USD 7.5 2145 01:00-07:00 1/11/2017 9/11/2017 FHKNUX N OJ JO
Paladium NYMEX DEC 17 100 troy ozs 0.05 USD 5 13612.5 11:00-10:00 30/11/2017 27/12/2017 HMUZ N PA PA
Platinum NYMEX JAN 18 50 troy ozs 0.1 USD 5 2117.5 11:00-10:00 29/12/2017 29/01/2018 FJNV N PL PL
Rough Rice CBOT NOV 17 2000 cwt 0.005 USD 10 1100 13:00-07:20 31/10/2017 14/11/2017 FHKNUX N RR RR
Mini Russell ICE DEC 17 100 x index 0.1 USD 5 3685 13:00-11:00 15/12/2017 15/12/2017 HMUZ Y RA
E-Mini S & P CME DEC 17 50 x index 0.25 USD 12.5 5445 11:00-10:00 15/12/2017 15/12/2017 HMUZ Y ES ES
S & P 500 CME DEC 17 250 x index 0.1 USD 25 27225 11:00-10:00 & 02:30-09:15 14/12/2017 14/12/2017 HMUZ Y SP SP
Short Sterling LIFFE DEC 17 500000 GBP 0.005 GBP 6.25 401.5 19:30-06:00 20/12/2017 20/12/2017 HMUZ Y FSS L
Silver COMEX DEC 17 5000 ozs 0.005 USD 25 7139 11:00-10:00 30/11/2017 27/12/2017 HKNUZ N SI SI
Mini Silver NYL DEC 17 1000 ozs 0.001 USD 1 1265 13:00-11:00 30/11/2017 27/12/2017 FHKNUZ N ZZ YS
Soybean CBOT NOV 17 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 2299 13:00-07:20 31/10/2017 14/11/2017 FHKNQUX N S S
Mini Soybean CBOT NOV 17 5000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 508.2 13:00-07:45 31/10/2017 14/11/2017 FHKNQUX N YK
Soybean Oil CBOT DEC 17 60000 lbs 0.01 USD 6 907.5 13:00-07:20 30/11/2017 14/12/2017 FHKNQUVZ N BO BO
Soymeal CBOT DEC 17 100 tons 0.1 USD 10 2178 13:00-07:20 30/11/2017 14/12/2017 FHKNQUVZ N SM SM
Sugar CSCE MAR 18 112000 lbs 0.01 USD 11.2 1232 20:30-06:00 1/03/2018 28/02/2018 HKNV N SB SB
Swiss Franc CME DEC 17 125000 CHF 0.01 USD 12.5 4950 11:00-10:00 18/12/2017 18/12/2017 HMUZ N SF SF
Swiss Government Bond EUREX DEC 17 100000 CHF 0.01 CHF 10 4158 19:30-04:00 7/12/2017 7/12/2017 HMUZ N CONF FB
Taiwan MSCI SGX OCT 17 100 x index 0.1 USD 10 935 19:15-09:45 & 13:45-18:50 30/10/2017 30/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y STW TW
RBOB NYMEX NOV 17 42000 gallons 0.0001 USD 4.2 5142.5 11:00-07:30 31/10/2017 30/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N RB RF
US 10 yr note CBOT DEC 17 100000 USD 0.015625 USD 15.625 1391.5 11:00-10:00 30/11/2017 19/12/2017 HMUZ N TY TY
US 5 yr note CBOT DEC 17 100000 USD 0.0078125 USD 7.8125 1089 11:00-10:00 30/11/2017 29/12/2017 HMUZ N FV FV
US 2 yr note CBOT DEC 17 200000 USD 0.0078125 USD 15.625 715 11:00-10:00 30/11/2017 29/12/2017 HMUZ N TU TU
US T Bond CBOT DEC 17 100000 USD 0.03125 USD 31.25 4840 11:00-10:00 30/11/2017 19/12/2017 HMUZ N US US
US Fed Funds CBOT JAN 18 5000000 USD 0.005 USD 20.835 313.5 11:00-10:00 31/01/2018 31/01/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y FF FF
VIX Futures CBE OCT 17 100 x index 0.0025 USD 7562.5 6836.5 09:30-09:15 18/10/2017 18/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y UX
Wheat CBOT DEC 17 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 1331 13:00-07:20 30/11/2017 14/12/2017 HKNUZ N W W
Mini Wheat CBOT DEC 17 1000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 242 13:00-07:45 30/11/2017 14/12/2017 HKNUZ N YW YP
Benmore Base Load SFE DEC 17 2208 MWH 0.05 NZD 11.04 16830 10:30-16:00 29/12/2017 29/12/2017 HMUZ Y NEE BEE
Otahuhu Base Load SFE DEC 17 2208 MWH 0.05 NZD 11.04 13068 10:30-16:00 29/12/2017 29/12/2017 HMUZ Y NEA BEA