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 MAR 17 100000 AUD 0.01 USD 10 2420 12:00-11:00 13/03/2017 13/03/2017 HMUZ N AD AD
Australian 30 day Bank Cash Rate SFE MAY 17 3000000 AUD 0.005 AUD 12.33 225 12:00-11:00 31/05/2017 31/05/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N YIB IB
Australian 90 Day Bank Bill SFE MAR 17 1000000 AUD 0.01 AUD 24.44 660 19:08-09:30 & 10:28-18:30 9/03/2017 9/03/2017 HMUZ N YBA IR
Australian 3 yr bond SFE MAR 17 100000 AUD 0.01 AUD 30.9 800 19:10-09:30 & 10:30-18:30 15/03/2017 15/03/2017 HMUZ Y YTT YM
Australian 10 yr bond SFE MAR 17 100000 AUD 0.005 AUD 49.99 2700 19:12-09:30 & 10:32-18:30 15/03/2017 15/03/2017 HMUZ Y YTC XM
Australian SPI 200 SFE MAR 17 25 x index 1 AUD 25 6400 19:10-10:00 & 11:50-18:30 16/03/2017 16/03/2017 HMUZ Y YAP XP
British Pound CME MAR 17 62500 GBP 0.01 USD 6.25 3327.5 12:00-11:00 13/03/2017 13/03/2017 HMUZ N BP BP
CAC40 Options Index EOP MAR 17 10 EUR 1 USD 5 3636.6 20:00-10:00 17/03/2017 17/03/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y CFA
Canadian Dollar CME MAR 17 100000 CAD 0.005 USD 5 1705 12:00-11:00 & 02:20-09:00 14/03/2017 14/03/2017 HMUZ N CD CD
Canadian Govt Bonds MSE JUN 17 100000 CAD 0.01 CAD 10 2358.4 00:00-10:30 29/05/2017 21/06/2017 HMUZ N CGB CN
Canadian Bank Bills MSE JUN 17 1000000 CAD 0.005 CAD 25 432.3 00:00-10:00 19/06/2017 19/06/2017 HMUZ Y BAX BA
Canola WCE MAY 17 20 tonnes 0.1 CAD 2 742.5 14:00-08:20 28/04/2017 12/05/2017 FHKNX N RS RS
Cocoa NY NYB MAY 17 10 mt tonnes 1 USD 10 1815 22:45-07:30 17/04/2017 15/05/2017 HKNUZ N CC CC
Cocoa London LIFFE MAY 17 10 mt tonnes 1 GBP 10 1595 22:30-05:55 16/05/2017 15/05/2017 HKNUZ N LCC QC
Coffee CSCE MAY 17 37500 lbs 0.05 USD 18.75 2970 22:15-07:30 20/04/2017 18/05/2017 HKNUZ N KC KC
Robusta Coffee LIFFE MAY 17 10 mt tonnes 1 USD 10 4719 22:00-06:30 1/05/2017 31/05/2017 FHKNUX N DF
Copper COMEX MAY 17 25000 lbs 0.05 USD 12.5 3751 12:00-11:00 28/04/2017 26/05/2017 HKNUZ N HG HG
Mini Copper COMEX MAY 17 5 eur 0.002 USD 25 1705 12:00-11:00 26/04/2017 26/04/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y OP
Corn CBOT MAY 17 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 1089 14:00-08:20 28/04/2017 12/05/2017 HKNUZ N C C
Mini Corn CBOT JUL 17 5000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 217.8 14:00-08:45 30/06/2017 14/07/2017 HKNUZ N C YC
Cotton NYCE MAY 17 50000 lbs 0.01 USD 5 1650 15:00-08:20 24/04/2017 8/05/2017 HKNVZ N CT CT
Crude Oil NYMEX APR 17 1000 barrels 0.01 USD 10 3509 12:00-11:00 23/03/2017 21/03/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N CL CL
Mini Crude Oil CME APR 17 500 barrels 0.025 USD 12.5 1760 12:00-11:00 20/03/2017 20/03/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QM EC
Crude Oil - Brent ICE MAY 17 1000 barrels 0.01 USD 10 4400 14:00-12:00 31/03/2017 31/03/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y LCO CO
DAX EUREX MAR 17 25 x index 0.5 EUR 12.5 22099 19:50-10:00 17/03/2017 17/03/2017 HMUZ Y FDX GX
Mini Dax EUREX MAR 17 5 eur 0.5 EUR 5 4017.75 19:50-10:00 17/03/2017 17/03/2017 HMUZ Y FDXM DFW
Mini Dow Jones $ 5 CBOT MAR 17 5 x index 1 USD 5 4658.5 12:00-11:00 17/03/2017 17/03/2017 HMUZ Y YM DM
Dow Jones CBOT JUN 15 10 x index 1 USD 10 11000 12:00-11:00 & 03:30-10:15 19/06/2015 19/06/2015 HMUZ Y DJ DJ
US Dollar Index FINEX MAR 17 1000 x index 0.005 USD 5 1980 14:00-11:00 14/03/2017 13/03/2017 HMUZ N DX DX
Euro FX CME MAR 17 125000 EURO 5E-05 USD 6.25 3327.5 12:00-11:00 13/03/2017 13/03/2017 HMUZ N URO EC
Euro Swiss LIFFE MAR 17 1000000 EURO 0.01 CHF 25 7233.6 20:30-07:00 13/03/2017 13/03/2017 HMUZ Y FES ES
Euro Bobl EUREX MAR 17 100000 EURO 0.01 EUR 10 1127.5 20:00-10:00 8/03/2017 8/03/2017 HMUZ N FGBM OE
Euro Bund EUREX MAR 17 100000 EURO 0.01 EUR 10 2508 20:00-10:00 8/03/2017 8/03/2017 HMUZ N FGBL RX
Eurodollar CME JUN 17 1000000 USD 0.005 USD 12.5 695.93 12:00-11:00 19/06/2017 19/06/2017 HMUZ Y ED ED
Euro STOXX 50 EUREX MAR 17 10 x index 1 EUR 10 2832.5 19:50-10:00 17/03/2017 17/03/2017 HMUZ Y STXE VG
Euro Yen TIFFE JUN 17 100000000 x index 0.005 JPY 1250 114675 12:45-15:30 & 16:30-00:00 19/06/2017 19/06/2017 HMUZ Y JEY YE
Euribor LIFFE JUN 17 1000000 EURO 0.005 EUR 12.5 148.5 14:00-10:00 19/06/2017 19/06/2017 HMUZ Y FEI ER
Euroshatz EUREX MAR 17 100000 EURO 0.005 EUR 5 232.584 20:00-10:00 8/03/2017 8/03/2017 HMUZ N FGBS DU
Feeder Cattle CME APR 17 50000 lbs 0.025 USD 12.5 2227.5 03:30-08:05 27/04/2017 27/04/2017 FHJKQUVX Y FC FC
FTSE100 LIFFE MAR 17 10 x index 0.5 GBP 5 4483 14:00-10:00 17/03/2017 17/03/2017 HMUZ Y FFI Z
China FTSE SGX MAR 17 1 x index 2.5 USD 2.5 847 22:00-09:45 & 14:00-21:35 30/03/2017 30/03/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y XU
Gold COMEX APR 17 100 ozs 0.1 USD 10 6534 12:00-11:00 31/03/2017 26/04/2017 GJMQVZ N GC GC
Mini Gold NYL APR 17 32.15 ozs 0.1 USD 3.215 1556.5 14:00-12:00 31/03/2017 26/04/2017 GJMQVZ N ZH XG
Hang Seng HKFE MAR 17 50 x index 1 HKD 50 78100 22:15-04:45 & 14:15-21:30 30/03/2017 30/03/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HIS HI
Mini-Hang Seng HKFE MAR 17 10 x index 1 HKD 10 16280 22:15-04:45 & 14:15-21:30 30/03/2017 30/03/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HMH HU
HS China Enterprises IDX HKFE MAR 17 50 x index 1 HKD 50 29975 22:15-04:45 & 14:15-21:30 30/03/2017 30/03/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HCEI HC
Heating Oil NYMEX APR 17 42000 gallons 0.01 USD 4.2 5022 12:00-11:00 4/04/2017 31/03/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N HO HO
Mini Heating Oil NYMEX APR 17 21000 barrels 0.01 USD 2.1 4084 12:00-11:00 30/03/2017 30/03/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QH QX
Korean 3 yr Bond KFE MAR 17 100000000 KRW 0.01 KRW 10000 1804770 13:00-19:45 21/03/2017 21/03/2017 HMUZ Y KTB KE
Kospi KFE MAR 17 500000 KRW 0.05 KRW 25000 17056875 22:00-09:00 & 13:00-19:45 9/03/2017 9/03/2017 HMUZ Y KS KM
Japanese Govt Bonds TSE MAR 17 100000000 JPY 0.01 JPY 10000 825000 22:30-06:00 & 11:45-21:15 13/03/2017 13/03/2017 HMUZ N JGB JB
Mini Japanese Govt Bond SIMEX MAR 17 10000000 JPY 0.01 JPY 1000 84700 22:30-09:45 & 12:45-22:15 10/03/2017 10/03/2017 HMUZ Y SJB BJ
Japanese Yen CME MAR 17 12500000 JPY 0.005 USD 6.25 2970 12:00-11:00 13/03/2017 13/03/2017 HMUZ N JY JY
Lean Hogs CME APR 17 40000 lbs 0.025 USD 10 1452 03:30-08:05 17/04/2017 17/04/2017 GJKMNQVZ Y LH LH
Live Cattle CME APR 17 40000 lbs 0.025 USD 10 2178 03:30-08:05 10/04/2017 28/04/2017 GJMQVZ N LC LC
Long Gilt LIFFE JUN 17 100000 GBP 0.01 GBP 10 2530 21:00-07:00 30/05/2017 28/06/2017 HMUZ N FLG G
Lumber CME MAY 17 110000 bd ft 0.1 USD 11 1694 04:00-11:00 16/05/2017 15/05/2017 FHKNUX N LB LB
Mexican Peso CME MAR 17 500000 MXN 0.001 USD 5 2117.5 12:00-11:00 13/03/2017 13/03/2017 HMUZ N MP PE
Milk Futures Class 3 CME MAR 17 200000 lbs 0.01 USD 20 1485 12:00-11:00 5/04/2017 4/04/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y DA DA
Milk Futures WMP NZX APR 17 1 mt tonnes 5 USD 5 264 01:00-14:58 18/04/2017 18/04/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ MMR MMR
Milk Price Future NZX SEP 17 6000 kg ms 0.01 NZD 60 2310 02:00-15:58 14/09/2017 14/09/2017 U Y MKP
E-Mini Nasdaq CME MAR 17 20 x index 0.25 USD 5 4719 12:00-11:00 17/03/2017 17/03/2017 HMUZ Y NQ NQ
Natural Gas NYMEX APR 17 10000 MMBtu 0.001 USD 10 2843.5 12:00-11:00 30/03/2017 29/03/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N NG NG
Mini Natural Gas CME APR 17 2500 MMBtu 0.005 USD 12.5 619.3 12:00-11:00 28/03/2017 28/03/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QG EO
Nifty Futures SGX APR 17 2 x index 0.0001 USD 0.25 968 12:00-11:00 31/03/2017 31/03/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y IH
Nikkei 225 SIMEX MAR 17 500 x index 5 JPY 2500 46750 19:55-09:45 & 12:30-19:30 9/03/2017 9/03/2017 HMUZ Y SSI NI
Nikkei 225 CME MAR 17 500 x index 5 JPY 2500 5324 12:00-11:00 9/03/2017 9/03/2017 HMUZ Y NIY NH
New Zealand 10 yr Bond NZFE JUN 17 100000 NZD 0.01 NZD 78.28 1727 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 15/03/2017 15/03/2017 HMUZ Y NGB ZT
New Zealand 3 yr Bond NZFE MAR 17 100000 NZD 0.01 NZD 31.62 720.5 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 15/03/2017 15/03/2017 HMUZ Y NGV ZY
New Zealand Bank Bills NZFE MAR 17 1000000 NZD 0.01 NZD 24.42 660 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 15/03/2017 15/03/2017 HMUZ Y NBB ZB
New Zealand Dollar CME MAR 17 100000 NZD 0.01 USD 10 1694 12:00-11:00 13/03/2017 13/03/2017 HMUZ N NE NV
New Zealand SPI NZX MAR 17 25 x index 1 NZD 25 6600 09:45-17:15 16/03/2017 16/03/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y KIW KIW
Oats CBOT MAY 17 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 968 14:00-08:20 28/04/2017 12/05/2017 HKNUZ N O O
Orange Juice NYCE MAY 17 15000 lbs 0.05 USD 7.5 2418.9 02:00-08:00 1/05/2017 10/05/2017 FHKNUX N OJ JO
Paladium NYMEX JUN 17 100 troy ozs 0.05 USD 5 4840 12:00-11:00 31/05/2017 28/06/2017 HMUZ N PA PA
Platinum NYMEX APR 17 50 troy ozs 0.1 USD 5 2904 12:00-11:00 31/03/2017 26/04/2017 FJNV N PL PL
Rough Rice CBOT MAY 17 2000 cwt 0.005 USD 10 1100 14:00-08:20 28/04/2017 12/05/2017 FHKNUX N RR RR
Mini Russell ICE MAR 17 100 x index 0.1 USD 5 3630 14:00-12:00 17/03/2017 17/03/2017 HMUZ Y RA
E-Mini S & P CME MAR 17 50 x index 0.25 USD 12.5 6050 12:00-11:00 17/03/2017 17/03/2017 HMUZ Y ES ES
S & P 500 CME MAR 17 250 x index 0.1 USD 25 30250 12:00-11:00 & 03:30-10:15 16/03/2017 16/03/2017 HMUZ Y SP SP
Short Sterling LIFFE JUN 17 500000 GBP 0.01 GBP 12.5 401.5 20:30-07:00 21/06/2017 21/06/2017 HMUZ Y FSS L
Silver COMEX MAY 17 5000 ozs 0.005 USD 25 7865 12:00-11:00 28/04/2017 26/05/2017 HKNUZ N SI SI
Mini Silver NYL MAY 17 1000 ozs 0.001 USD 1 1375 14:00-12:00 28/04/2017 26/05/2017 FHKNUZ N ZZ YS
Soybean CBOT MAY 17 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 2783 14:00-08:20 28/04/2017 12/05/2017 FHKNQUX N S S
Mini Soybean CBOT NOV 17 5000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 580.8 14:00-08:45 31/10/2017 14/11/2017 FHKNQUX N YK
Soybean Oil CBOT MAY 17 60000 lbs 0.01 USD 6 907.5 14:00-08:20 28/04/2017 12/05/2017 FHKNQUVZ N BO BO
Soymeal CBOT MAY 17 100 tons 0.1 USD 10 2178 14:00-08:20 28/04/2017 12/05/2017 FHKNQUVZ N SM SM
Sugar CSCE MAY 17 112000 lbs 0.01 USD 11.2 1540 21:30-07:00 1/05/2017 28/04/2017 HKNV N SB SB
Swiss Franc CME MAR 17 125000 CHF 0.01 USD 12.5 4950 12:00-11:00 13/03/2017 13/03/2017 HMUZ N SF SF
Swiss Government Bond EUREX MAR 17 100000 CHF 0.01 CHF 10 4158 20:30-05:00 8/03/2017 8/03/2017 HMUZ N CONF FB
Taiwan MSCI SGX MAR 17 100 x index 0.1 USD 10 935 19:15-09:45 & 13:45-18:50 30/03/2017 30/03/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y STW TW
RBOB NYMEX APR 17 42000 gallons 0.0001 USD 4.2 5626.5 12:00-08:30 30/03/2017 30/03/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N RB RF
US 10 yr note CBOT JUN 17 100000 USD 0.015625 USD 15.625 1754.5 12:00-11:00 31/05/2017 21/06/2017 HMUZ N TY TY
US 5 yr note CBOT JUN 17 100000 USD 0.0078125 USD 7.8125 1089 12:00-11:00 31/05/2017 30/06/2017 HMUZ N FV FV
US 2 yr note CBOT JUN 17 200000 USD 0.0078125 USD 15.625 715 12:00-11:00 31/05/2017 30/06/2017 HMUZ N TU TU
US T Bond CBOT JUN 17 100000 USD 0.03125 USD 31.25 5324 12:00-11:00 31/05/2017 21/06/2017 HMUZ N US US
US Fed Funds CBOT APR 17 5000000 USD 0.005 USD 20.835 313.5 12:00-11:00 28/04/2017 28/04/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y FF FF
VIX Futures CBE MAR 17 100 x index 0.0025 USD 7562.5 6836.5 10:30-10:15 22/03/2017 22/03/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y UX
Wheat CBOT MAY 17 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 1149.5 14:00-08:20 28/04/2017 12/05/2017 HKNUZ N W W
Mini Wheat CBOT MAY 17 1000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 4840 14:00-08:45 28/04/2017 12/05/2017 HKNUZ N YW YP
Benmore Base Load SFE MAR 17 2208 MWH 0.05 NZD 10.8 16830 10:30-16:00 31/03/2017 31/03/2017 HMUZ Y NEE BEE
Otahuhu Base Load SFE MAR 17 2208 MWH 0.05 NZD 10.8 13068 10:30-16:00 31/03/2017 31/03/2017 HMUZ Y NEA BEA