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 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 AUD 0.01 USD 10 1452 12:00-11:00 43815 12/16/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N AD AD
Australian 30 day Bank Cash Rate SFE 11/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 3000000 AUD 0.005 AUD 12.33 310 12:00-11:00 43798 11/29/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ N YIB IB
Australian 90 Day Bank Bill SFE 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 1000000 AUD 0.01 AUD 24.54 299 19:08-09:30 & 10:28-18:30 43811 12/12/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N YBA IR
Australian 3 yr bond SFE 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 AUD 0.005 AUD 16.11 637 19:10-09:30 & 10:30-18:30 43815 12/16/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y YTT YM
Australian 10 yr bond SFE 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 AUD 0.005 AUD 58.79 2606 19:12-09:30 & 10:32-18:30 43815 12/16/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y YTC XM
Australian SPI 200 SFE 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 25 x index 1 AUD 25 7665 19:10-10:00 & 11:50-18:30 43818 12/19/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y YAP XP
British Pound CME 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 62500 GBP 0.01 USD 6.25 2904 12:00-11:00 43815 12/16/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N BP BP
CAC40 Options Index EOP 11/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 10 EUR 1 USD 5 3636.6 20:00-10:00 43784 11/15/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y CFA
Canadian Dollar CME 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 CAD 0.005 USD 5 1210 12:00-11:00 & 02:20-09:00 43816 12/17/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N CD CD
Canadian Govt Bonds MSE 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 CAD 0.01 CAD 10 2358.4 20:00-10:30 43797 12/18/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N CGB CN
Canadian Bank Bills MSE 3/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 1000000 CAD 0.005 CAD 25 432.3 20:00-10:30 43906 3/16/2020 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y BAX BA
Canola WCE 1/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 20 tonnes 0.1 CAD 2 742.5 14:00-08:20 43830 1/14/2020 12:00:00 AM FHKNX N RS RS
Cocoa NY NYB 3/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 10 mt tonnes 1 USD 10 2090 22:45-07:30 43875 3/16/2020 12:00:00 AM HKNUZ N CC CC
Cocoa London LIFFE 3/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 10 mt tonnes 1 GBP 10 3267 22:30-05:55 43907 3/16/2020 12:00:00 AM HKNUZ N LCC QC
Coffee CSCE 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 37500 lbs 0.05 USD 18.75 3300 22:15-07:30 43789 12/18/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNUZ N KC KC
Robusta Coffee LIFFE 1/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 10 mt tonnes 1 USD 10 946.04 22:00-06:30 43823 1/27/2020 12:00:00 AM FHKNUX N DF
Copper COMEX 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 25000 lbs 0.05 USD 12.5 3267 12:00-11:00 43798 12/27/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNUZ N HG HG
Mini Copper COMEX 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 5 eur 0.002 USD 25 1705 12:00-11:00 43795 11/26/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y OP
Corn CBOT 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 1210 14:00-08:20 43798 12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNUZ N C C
Mini Corn CBOT 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 5000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 363 14:00-08:45 43798 12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNUZ N C YC
Cotton NYCE 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 50000 lbs 0.01 USD 5 2915 15:00-08:20 43791 12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNVZ N CT CT
Crude Oil NYMEX 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 1000 barrels 0.01 USD 10 5263.5 12:00-11:00 43791 11/20/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ N CL CL
Mini Crude Oil CME 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 500 barrels 0.025 USD 12.5 2632.3 12:00-11:00 43788 11/19/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QM EC
Crude Oil - Brent ICE 1/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 1000 barrels 0.01 USD 10 4290 14:00-12:00 43798 11/29/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y LCO CO
DAX EUREX 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 25 x index 0.5 EUR 12.5 22099 13:10-10:00 43819 12/20/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y FDX GX
Mini Dax EUREX 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 5 eur 0.5 EUR 5 4017.75 13:10-10:00 43819 12/20/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y FDXM DFW
Mini Dow Jones $ 5 CBOT 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 5 x index 1 USD 5 6050 12:00-11:00 43819 12/20/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y YM DM
Dow Jones CBOT 6/1/2015 12:00:00 AM 10 x index 1 USD 10 6050 12:00-11:00 & 03:30-10:15 42174 6/19/2015 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y DJ DJ
US Dollar Index FINEX 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 1000 x index 0.005 USD 5 1815 14:00-11:00 43815 12/16/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N DX DX
Euro FX CME 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 125000 EURO 5E-05 USD 6.25 2420 12:00-11:00 43815 12/16/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N URO EC
Euro Swiss LIFFE 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 1000000 EURO 0.01 CHF 25 7233.6 20:30-07:00 43815 12/16/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y FES ES
Euro Bobl EUREX 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 EURO 0.01 EUR 10 1127.5 13:10-10:00 43805 12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N FGBM OE
Euro Bund EUREX 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 EURO 0.01 EUR 10 2508 13:10-10:00 43805 12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N FGBL RX
Eurodollar CME 3/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 1000000 USD 0.005 USD 12.5 399.3 12:00-11:00 43906 3/16/2020 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y ED ED
Euro STOXX 50 EUREX 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 10 x index 1 EUR 10 2832.5 13:10-10:00 43819 12/20/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y STXE VG
Euro Yen TIFFE 3/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 100000000 x index 0.005 JPY 1250 24609 12:45-15:30 & 06:30-14:00 43906 3/16/2020 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y JEY YE
Euribor LIFFE 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 1000000 EURO 0.005 EUR 12.5 148.5 14:00-10:00 43815 12/16/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y FEI ER
Euroshatz EUREX 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 EURO 0.005 EUR 5 265.03 13:10-10:00 43805 12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N FGBS DU
Feeder Cattle CME 1/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 50000 lbs 0.025 USD 12.5 2227.5 03:30-08:05 43860 1/30/2020 12:00:00 AM FHJKQUVX Y FC FC
FTSE100 LIFFE 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 10 x index 0.5 GBP 5 3642 14:00-10:00 43819 12/20/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y FFI Z
China FTSE SGX 11/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 1 x index 2.5 USD 2.5 968 22:00-09:45 & 14:00-21:35 43797 11/28/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y XU
Gold COMEX 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100 ozs 0.1 USD 10 5445 12:00-11:00 43798 12/27/2019 12:00:00 AM GJMQVZ N GC GC
Mini Gold NYL 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 32 ozs 0.1 USD 3.215 1108.8 14:00-12:00 43798 12/27/2019 12:00:00 AM GJMQVZ N ZH XG
Hang Seng HKFE 11/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 50 x index 1 HKD 50 78100 22:15-08:00 & 14:15-21:30 43797 11/28/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HIS HI
Mini-Hang Seng HKFE 11/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 10 x index 1 HKD 10 22925.32 22:15-08:00 & 14:15-21:30 43797 11/28/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HMH HU
HS China Enterprises IDX HKFE 11/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 50 x index 1 HKD 50 29975 22:15-08:00 & 14:15-21:30 43797 11/28/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HCEI HC
Heating Oil NYMEX 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 42000 gallons 0.01 USD 4.2 5748 12:00-11:00 43802 11/29/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ N HO HO
Mini Heating Oil NYMEX 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 21000 barrels 0.01 USD 2.1 2873.2 12:00-11:00 43796 11/27/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QH QX
Korean 3 yr Bond KFE 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000000 KRW 0.01 KRW 10000 1804770 13:00-19:45 43816 12/17/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y KTB KE
Kospi KFE 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 250000 KRW 0.05 KRW 12500 17056875 22:00-09:00 & 13:00-19:45 43811 12/12/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y KS KM
Japanese Govt Bonds TSE 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000000 JPY 0.01 JPY 10000 825000 22:30-06:00 & 11:45-21:15 43812 12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N JGB JB
Mini Japanese Govt Bond SIMEX 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 10000000 JPY 0.01 JPY 1000 84700 22:30-09:45 & 12:25-22:15 43811 12/12/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y SJB BJ
Japanese Yen CME 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 12500000 JPY 0.005 USD 6.25 2178 12:00-11:00 43815 12/16/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N JY JY
Lean Hogs CME 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 40000 lbs 0.025 USD 10 1452 03:30-08:05 43812 12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM GJKMNQVZ Y LH LH
Live Cattle CME 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 40000 lbs 0.025 USD 10 2178 03:30-08:05 43808 12/31/2019 12:00:00 AM GJMQVZ N LC LC
Long Gilt LIFFE 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 GBP 0.01 GBP 10 2156 21:00-07:00 43797 12/27/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N FLG G
Lumber CME 1/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 110000 bd ft 0.1 USD 11 3327.5 04:00-10:05 43846 1/15/2020 12:00:00 AM FHKNUX N LB LB
Mexican Peso CME 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 500000 MXN 0.001 USD 5 1210 12:00-11:00 43815 12/16/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N MP PE
Milk Futures Class 3 CME 11/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 200000 lbs 0.01 USD 20 1485 12:00-11:00 43802 12/3/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y DA DA
Milk Futures WMP NZX 11/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 1 mt tonnes 5 USD 5 264 07:00-21:58 43788 11/19/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ MMR MMR
Milk Price Future NZX 9/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 6000 kg ms 0.01 NZD 60 2310 07:00-21:58 44084 9/10/2020 12:00:00 AM U Y MKP
E-Mini Nasdaq CME 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 20 x index 0.25 USD 5 8712 12:00-11:00 43819 12/20/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y NQ NQ
Natural Gas NYMEX 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 10000 MMBtu 0.001 USD 10 2238.5 12:00-11:00 43796 11/26/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ N NG NG
Mini Natural Gas CME 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 2500 MMBtu 0.005 USD 12.5 1567.5 12:00-11:00 43794 11/25/2019 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 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 500 x index 5 JPY 2500 544800 19:55-09:45 & 12:30-19:30 43811 12/12/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y SSI NI
Nikkei 225 CME 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 500 x index 5 JPY 2500 580800 12:00-11:00 43811 12/12/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y NIY NH
New Zealand 10 yr Bond NZFE 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 NZD 0.01 NZD 78.28 1727 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 43810 12/11/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y NGB ZT
New Zealand 3 yr Bond NZFE #N/A Invalid Security 100000 NZD 0.01 NZD #N/A Invalid Security 720.5 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 #N/A Invalid Security #N/A Invalid Security HMUZ Y NGV ZY
New Zealand Bank Bills NZFE 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 1000000 NZD 0.01 NZD 24.53 349.8 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 43810 12/11/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y NBB ZB
New Zealand Dollar CME 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 NZD 0.01 USD 10 1452 12:00-11:00 43815 12/16/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N NE NV
New Zealand SPI NZX 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 25 x index 1 NZD 25 6800 09:45-17:15 43818 12/19/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y KIW KIW
Oats CBOT 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 817.3 14:00-08:20 43798 12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNUZ N O O
Orange Juice NYCE 1/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 15000 lbs 0.05 USD 7.5 1386 02:00-08:00 43832 1/10/2020 12:00:00 AM FHKNUX N OJ JO
Paladium NYMEX 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100 troy ozs 0.1 USD 10 14217.5 12:00-11:00 43798 12/27/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N PA PA
Platinum NYMEX 1/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 50 troy ozs 0.1 USD 5 3025 12:00-11:00 43830 1/29/2020 12:00:00 AM FJNV N PL PL
Rough Rice CBOT 1/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 2000 cwt 0.005 USD 10 1089 14:00-08:20 43830 1/14/2020 12:00:00 AM FHKNUX N RR RR
Mini Russell ICE 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100 x index 0.1 USD 5 3685 12:00-11:00 43819 12/20/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y rty
E-Mini S & P CME 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 50 x index 0.25 USD 12.5 7260 12:00-11:00 43819 12/20/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y ES ES
S & P 500 CME 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 250 x index 0.1 USD 25 36300 12:00-11:00 & 03:30-10:15 43818 12/19/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y SP SP
Short Sterling LIFFE 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 500000 GBP 0.005 GBP 6.25 401.5 20:30-07:00 43817 12/18/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y FSS L
Silver COMEX 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 5000 ozs 0.005 USD 25 6292 12:00-11:00 43798 12/27/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNUZ N SI SI
Mini Silver NYL 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 1000 ozs 0.001 USD 1 1174.8 14:00-12:00 43798 12/27/2019 12:00:00 AM FHKNQUZ N ZZ YS
Soybean CBOT 1/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 1923.9 14:00-08:20 43830 1/14/2020 12:00:00 AM FHKNQUX N S S
Mini Soybean CBOT 1/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 5000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 568.7 14:00-08:45 43830 1/14/2020 12:00:00 AM FHKNQUX N YK
Soybean Oil CBOT 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 60000 lbs 0.01 USD 6 907.5 14:00-08:20 43798 12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM FHKNQUVZ N BO BO
Soymeal CBOT 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100 tons 0.1 USD 10 2178 14:00-08:20 43798 12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM FHKNQUVZ N SM SM
Sugar CSCE 3/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 112000 lbs 0.01 USD 11.2 1047.2 21:30-07:00 43892 2/28/2020 12:00:00 AM HKNV N SB SB
Swiss Franc CME 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 125000 CHF 0.01 USD 12.5 3751 12:00-11:00 43815 12/16/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N SF SF
Swiss Government Bond EUREX 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 CHF 0.01 CHF 10 4158 20:30-05:00 43805 12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N CONF FB
Taiwan MSCI SGX 11/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100 x index 0.1 USD 10 935 19:15-09:45 & 13:45-18:45 43797 11/28/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y STW TW
RBOB NYMEX 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 42000 gallons 0.0001 USD 4.2 5748 12:00-08:30 43796 11/27/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ N RB RF
US 10 yr note CBOT 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 USD 0.015625 USD 15.625 1573 12:00-11:00 43798 12/19/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N TY TY
US 5 yr note CBOT 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 USD 0.0078125 USD 7.8125 1089 12:00-11:00 43798 12/31/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N FV FV
US 2 yr note CBOT 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 200000 USD 0.00390625 USD 7.8125 629.2 12:00-11:00 43798 12/31/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N TU TU
US T Bond CBOT 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100000 USD 0.03125 USD 31.25 3630 12:00-11:00 43798 12/19/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ N US US
US Fed Funds CBOT 1/1/2020 12:00:00 AM 5000000 USD 0.005 USD 20.835 313.5 12:00-11:00 43861 1/31/2020 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y FF FF
VIX Futures CBE 11/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 100 x index 0.0025 USD 7562.5 9680 12:00-11:00 43789 11/20/2019 12:00:00 AM FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y UX
Wheat CBOT 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 1754.5 14:00-08:20 43798 12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNUZ N W W
Mini Wheat CBOT 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 1000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 242 14:00-08:45 43798 12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM HKNUZ N YW YP
Benmore Base Load SFE 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 2208 MWH 0.05 NZD 11.04 16830 10:30-16:00 43830 12/31/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y NEE BEE
Otahuhu Base Load SFE 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM 2208 MWH 0.05 NZD 11.04 13068 10:30-16:00 43830 12/31/2019 12:00:00 AM HMUZ Y NEA BEA