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 21 100000 AUD 0.005 USD 5 1936 12:00-11:00 15/03/2021 15/03/2021 HMUZ N AD AD
Australian 30 day Bank Cash Rate SFE FEB 21 3000000 AUD 0.005 AUD 12.33 475.2 12:00-11:00 26/02/2021 26/02/2021 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y YIB IB
Australian 90 Day Bank Bill SFE MAR 21 1000000 AUD 0.01 AUD 24.66 485.1 19:08-09:30 & 10:28-18:30 11/03/2021 11/03/2021 HMUZ Y YBA IR
Australian 3 yr bond SFE MAR 21 100000 AUD 0.005 AUD 16.5 880 19:10-09:30 & 10:30-18:30 15/03/2021 15/03/2021 HMUZ Y YTT YM
Australian 10 yr bond SFE MAR 21 100000 AUD 0.005 AUD 58.61 3522.2 19:12-09:30 & 10:32-18:30 15/03/2021 15/03/2021 HMUZ Y YTC XM
Australian SPI 200 SFE MAR 21 25 x index 1 AUD 25 14407.8 19:10-10:00 & 11:50-18:30 18/03/2021 18/03/2021 HMUZ Y YAP XP
British Pound CME MAR 21 62500 GBP 0.01 USD 6.25 3267 12:00-11:00 15/03/2021 15/03/2021 HMUZ N BP BP
CAC40 Options Index ICF FEB 21 10 EUR 1 USD 5 462 20:00-10:00 19/02/2021 19/02/2021 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y CFA
Canadian Dollar CME MAR 21 100000 CAD 0.005 USD 5 1331 12:00-11:00 & 02:20-09:00 16/03/2021 16/03/2021 HMUZ N CD CD
Canadian Govt Bonds MSE MAR 21 100000 CAD 0.01 CAD 10 2982.1 20:00-10:30 25/02/2021 22/03/2021 HMUZ N CGB CN
Canadian Bank Bills MSE JUN 21 1000000 CAD 0.005 CAD 25 2982.1 20:00-10:30 14/06/2021 14/06/2021 HMUZ Y BAX BA
Canola WCE NOV 21 20 tonnes 0.1 CAD 2 695.75 14:00-08:20 29/10/2021 12/11/2021 FHKNX N RS RS
Cocoa NY NYB MAY 21 10 mt tonnes 1 USD 10 2299 22:45-07:30 19/04/2021 13/05/2021 HKNUZ N CC CC
Cocoa London ICE MAR 21 10 mt tonnes 1 GBP 10 4900.5 22:30-05:55 17/03/2021 16/03/2021 HKNUZ N LCC QC
Coffee NYB MAR 21 37500 lbs 0.05 USD 18.75 4900.5 22:15-07:30 18/02/2021 19/03/2021 HKNUZ N KC KC
Robusta Coffee ICE MAR 21 10 mt tonnes 1 USD 10 857.672229003906 22:00-06:30 23/02/2021 25/03/2021 FHKNUX N DF
Copper CMX MAR 21 25000 lbs 0.05 USD 12.5 5082 12:00-11:00 26/02/2021 29/03/2021 HKNUZ N HG HG
Mini Copper CMX MAR 21 5 eur 0.002 USD 25 2541 12:00-11:00 24/02/2021 24/02/2021 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QC OP
Corn CBOT MAR 21 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 1694 14:00-08:20 26/02/2021 12/03/2021 HKNUZ N C C
Mini Corn CBOT MAR 21 5000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 338.8 14:00-08:45 26/02/2021 12/03/2021 HKNUZ N C YC
Cotton NYB MAR 21 50000 lbs 0.01 USD 5 3206.5 15:00-08:20 22/02/2021 9/03/2021 HKNVZ N CT CT
Crude Oil NYM MAR 21 1000 barrels 0.01 USD 10 5474.7 12:00-11:00 24/02/2021 22/02/2021 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N CL CL
Mini Crude Oil NYM MAR 21 500 barrels 0.025 USD 12.5 2736.8 12:00-11:00 19/02/2021 19/02/2021 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QM EC
Crude Oil - Brent ICE APR 21 1000 barrels 0.01 USD 10 9176.244140625 14:00-12:00 26/02/2021 26/02/2021 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y LCO CO
DAX EUREX MAR 21 25 x index 1 EUR 25 37189.728125 13:10-10:00 19/03/2021 19/03/2021 HMUZ Y FDX GX
Mini Dax EUREX MAR 21 5 eur 1 EUR 5 7437.91372070313 13:10-10:00 19/03/2021 19/03/2021 HMUZ Y FDXM DFW
Mini Dow Jones $ 5 CBOT MAR 21 5 x index 1 USD 5 10890 12:00-11:00 19/03/2021 19/03/2021 HMUZ Y YM DM
US Dollar Index FINEX MAR 21 1000 x index 0.005 USD 5 1633.5 14:00-11:00 15/03/2021 15/03/2021 HMUZ N DX DX
Euro FX CME MAR 21 125000 EURO 5E-05 USD 6.25 2420 12:00-11:00 15/03/2021 15/03/2021 HMUZ N URO EC
Euro Swiss LIFFE MAR 21 1000000 EURO 0.01 CHF 25 879.994018554688 20:30-07:00 15/03/2021 15/03/2021 HMUZ Y FES ES
Euro Bobl EUREX MAR 21 100000 EURO 0.01 EUR 10 1074.62634887695 13:10-10:00 8/03/2021 8/03/2021 HMUZ N FGBM OE
Euro Bund EUREX MAR 21 100000 EURO 0.01 EUR 10 2711.57573242187 13:10-10:00 8/03/2021 8/03/2021 HMUZ N FGBL RX
Eurodollar CME MAR 21 1000000 USD 0.005 USD 12.5 332.75 12:00-11:00 15/03/2021 15/03/2021 HMUZ Y ED GE
Euro STOXX 50 EUREX MAR 21 10 x index 1 EUR 10 4017.36865234375 13:10-10:00 19/03/2021 19/03/2021 HMUZ Y STXE VG
Euro Yen TIFFE JUN 21 100000000 x index 0.005 JPY 1250 30911.1 12:45-15:30 & 06:30-14:00 14/06/2021 14/06/2021 HMUZ Y JEY YE
Euribor LIFFE DEC 21 1000000 EURO 0.005 EUR 12.5 279.791603088379 14:00-10:00 13/12/2021 13/12/2021 HMUZ Y FEI ER
Euroshatz EUREX MAR 21 100000 EURO 0.005 EUR 5 280.803701782227 13:10-10:00 8/03/2021 8/03/2021 HMUZ N FGBS DU
Feeder Cattle CME MAR 21 50000 lbs 0.025 USD 12.5 3509 03:30-08:05 25/03/2021 25/03/2021 FHJKQUVX Y FC FC
FTSE100 LIFFE MAR 21 10 x index 0.5 GBP 5 7816.6 14:00-10:00 19/03/2021 19/03/2021 HMUZ Y FFI Z
China FTSE SGX FEB 21 1 x index 1 USD 1 1452 22:00-10:15 & 14:00-21:35 25/02/2021 25/02/2021 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y SFC XU
Gold COMEX APR 21 100 ozs 0.1 USD 10 12100 12:00-11:00 31/03/2021 28/04/2021 GJMQVZ N GC GC
Mini Gold COMEX APR 21 50 ozs 0.25 USD 12.5 6050 12:00-11:00 29/03/2021 29/03/2021 GJMQZ Y QO BQ
Micro Gold COMEX APR 21 10 ozs 0.1 USD 1 1210 12:00-11:00 31/03/2021 28/04/2021 GJMQVZ N MGC MGC
Hang Seng HKFE FEB 21 50 x index 1 HKD 50 115577 22:15-08:00 & 14:15-21:30 25/02/2021 25/02/2021 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HIS HI
Mini-Hang Seng HKFE FEB 21 10 x index 1 HKD 10 23115.4 22:15-08:00 & 14:15-21:30 25/02/2021 25/02/2021 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HMH HU
HS China Enterprises IDX HKFE FEB 21 50 x index 1 HKD 50 46010.8 22:15-08:00 & 14:15-21:30 25/02/2021 25/02/2021 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HCEI HC
Heating Oil NYMEX MAR 21 42000 gallons 0.01 USD 4.2 4840 12:00-11:00 2/03/2021 26/02/2021 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N HO HO
Mini Heating Oil NYMEX MAR 21 21000 barrels 0.01 USD 2.1 2420 12:00-11:00 25/02/2021 25/02/2021 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QH QX
Korean 3 yr Bond KFE MAR 21 100000000 KRW 0.01 KRW 10000 552073.485375047 13:00-19:45 16/03/2021 16/03/2021 HMUZ Y KTB KE
Kospi KFE MAR 21 250000 KRW 0.05 KRW 12500 13704900 22:00-09:00 & 13:00-19:45 11/03/2021 11/03/2021 HMUZ Y KS KM
Japanese Govt Bonds TSE MAR 21 100000000 JPY 0.01 JPY 10000 792000 22:30-06:00 & 11:45-21:15 15/03/2021 15/03/2021 HMUZ N JGB JB
Mini Japanese Govt Bond SIMEX MAR 21 10000000 JPY 0.01 JPY 1000 107690 22:30-10:15 & 12:25-22:15 12/03/2021 12/03/2021 HMUZ Y SJB BJ
Japanese Yen CME MAR 21 12500000 JPY 0.005 USD 6.25 3025 12:00-11:00 15/03/2021 15/03/2021 HMUZ N JY JY
Lean Hogs CME APR 21 40000 lbs 0.025 USD 10 2178 03:30-08:05 15/04/2021 15/04/2021 GJKMNQVZ Y LH LH
Live Cattle CME APR 21 40000 lbs 0.025 USD 10 1936 03:30-08:05 5/04/2021 30/04/2021 GJMQVZ N LC LC
Long Gilt LIFFE MAR 21 100000 GBP 0.01 GBP 10 3448.5 21:00-07:00 25/02/2021 29/03/2021 HMUZ N FLG G
Lumber CME MAR 21 110000 bd ft 0.1 USD 11 6655 04:00-10:05 16/03/2021 15/03/2021 FHKNUX N LB LB
Mexican Peso CME MAR 21 500000 MXN 0.001 USD 5 1694 12:00-11:00 15/03/2021 15/03/2021 HMUZ N MP PE
Milk Futures Class 3 CME MAR 21 200000 lbs 0.01 USD 20 3025 12:00-11:00 30/03/2021 30/03/2021 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y DA DA
Milk Futures WMP NZX MAR 21 1 mt tonnes 5 USD 5 300 07:00-21:58 16/03/2021 16/03/2021 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 MAR 21 20 x index 0.25 USD 5 19360 12:00-11:00 19/03/2021 19/03/2021 HMUZ Y NQ NQ
Micro NASDAQ CME MAR 21 0 0 0.25 USD 0.5 1936 12:00-11:00 19/03/2021 19/03/2021 HMUZ Y MQN HWB
Natural Gas NYMEX MAR 21 10000 MMBtu 0.001 USD 10 3509 12:00-11:00 25/02/2021 24/02/2021 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N NG NG
Mini Natural Gas CME MAR 21 2500 MMBtu 0.005 USD 12.5 876.7 12:00-11:00 23/02/2021 23/02/2021 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QG EO
Nifty Futures SGX FEB 21 2 x index 0.0001 USD 0.25 2541 12:00-11:00 31/10/2017 13/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y SIN IH
Nikkei 225 SIMEX MAR 21 500 x index 5 JPY 2500 919600 19:55-10:15 & 12:30-19:30 11/03/2021 11/03/2021 HMUZ Y SSI NI
Nikkei 225 CME MAR 21 500 x index 5 JPY 2500 907500 12:00-11:00 11/03/2021 11/03/2021 HMUZ Y NIY NH
New Zealand 10 yr Bond NZFE MAR 21 100000 NZD 0.01 NZD 78.28 30855 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 10/03/2021 10/03/2021 HMUZ Y NGB ZT
New Zealand Bank Bills NZFE MAR 21 1000000 NZD 0.01 NZD 24.63 349.8 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 10/03/2021 10/03/2021 HMUZ Y NBB ZB
New Zealand Dollar CME MAR 21 100000 NZD 0.01 USD 10 1754.5 12:00-11:00 15/03/2021 15/03/2021 HMUZ N NE NV
Oats CBOT MAR 21 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 1089 14:00-08:20 26/02/2021 12/03/2021 HKNUZ N O O
Orange Juice NYCE MAR 21 15000 lbs 0.05 USD 7.5 1524.6 02:00-08:00 1/03/2021 11/03/2021 FHKNUX N OJ JO
Paladium NYMEX MAR 21 100 troy ozs 0.5 USD 50 30855 12:00-11:00 26/02/2021 29/03/2021 HMUZ N PA PA
Platinum NYMEX APR 21 50 troy ozs 0.1 USD 5 4356 12:00-11:00 31/03/2021 28/04/2021 FJNV N PL PL
Rough Rice CBOT MAR 21 2000 cwt 0.005 USD 10 2359.5 14:00-08:20 26/02/2021 12/03/2021 FHKNUX N RR RR
Mini Russell ICE MAR 21 100 x index 0.1 USD 5 7865 12:00-11:00 19/03/2021 19/03/2021 HMUZ Y RTY RTY
E-Mini S & P CME MAR 21 50 x index 0.25 USD 12.5 13310 12:00-11:00 19/03/2021 19/03/2021 HMUZ Y ES ES
Micro S&P CME MAR 21 5 x index 0.25 USD 1.25 1331 12:00-11:00 19/03/2021 19/03/2021 HMUZ Y MED HWA
Short Sterling LIFFE JUN 21 500000 GBP 0.005 GBP 6.25 259.63519744873 20:30-07:00 16/06/2021 16/06/2021 HMUZ Y FSS L
Silver COMEX MAR 21 5000 ozs 0.005 USD 25 16940 12:00-11:00 26/02/2021 29/03/2021 HKNUZ N SI SI
Micro Silver COMEX MAR 21 0 0 0.005 USD 5 3388 12:00-11:00 26/02/2021 29/03/2021 FHKNUZ N SIL SIO
Soybean CBOT MAR 21 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 3630 14:00-08:20 26/02/2021 12/03/2021 FHKNQUX N S S
Mini Soybean CBOT NOV 21 5000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 617.1 14:00-08:45 29/10/2021 12/11/2021 FHKNQUX N YK YK
Soybean Oil CBOT MAR 21 60000 lbs 0.01 USD 6 1633.5 14:00-08:20 26/02/2021 12/03/2021 FHKNQUVZ N BO BO
Soymeal CBOT MAR 21 100 tons 0.1 USD 10 2541 14:00-08:20 26/02/2021 12/03/2021 FHKNQUVZ N SM SM
Sugar CSCE MAR 21 112000 lbs 0.01 USD 11.2 1219.68005371094 21:30-07:00 1/03/2021 26/02/2021 HKNV N SB SB
Swiss Franc CME MAR 21 125000 CHF 0.01 USD 12.5 3993 12:00-11:00 15/03/2021 15/03/2021 HMUZ N SF SF
Swiss Government Bond EUREX MAR 21 100000 CHF 0.01 CHF 10 2201.20272216797 20:30-05:00 8/03/2021 8/03/2021 HMUZ N CONF FB
Taiwan MSCI SGX DEC 21 10 x index 0.1 USD 10 3025 19:15-10:15 & 13:45-18:50 11/12/2020 #N/A Field Not Applicable FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y STW TW
RBOB NYMEX MAR 21 42000 gallons 0.0001 USD 4.2 5445 12:00-08:30 25/02/2021 25/02/2021 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y RB RF
US 10 yr note CBOT MAR 21 100000 USD 0.015625 USD 15.625 2475 12:00-11:00 26/02/2021 22/03/2021 HMUZ N TY TY
US 5 yr note CBOT MAR 21 100000 USD 0.0078125 USD 7.8125 665.5 12:00-11:00 26/02/2021 31/03/2021 HMUZ N FV FV
US 2 yr note CBOT MAR 21 200000 USD 0.00390625 USD 7.8125 363 12:00-11:00 26/02/2021 31/03/2021 HMUZ N TU TU
US T Bond CBOT MAR 21 100000 USD 0.03125 USD 31.25 4840 12:00-11:00 26/02/2021 22/03/2021 HMUZ N US US
US Fed Funds CBOT FEB 21 5000000 USD 0.0025 USD 10.4175 271.7 12:00-11:00 26/02/2021 26/02/2021 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y FF FF
VIX Futures CBE FEB 21 1000 x index 0.0025 USD 7562.5 6836.5 12:00-11:00 17/02/2021 17/02/2021 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y UX UX
Wheat CBOT MAR 21 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 2178 14:00-08:20 26/02/2021 12/03/2021 HKNUZ N W W
Mini Wheat CBOT JUL 21 1000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 399.3 14:00-08:45 30/06/2021 14/07/2021 HKNUZ N YW YP
Benmore Base Load SFE MAR 21 2208 MWH 0.05 NZD 10.8 19800 10:30-16:00 31/03/2021 31/03/2021 HMUZ Y NEE BEE
Otahuhu Base Load SFE MAR 21 2208 MWH 0.05 NZD 10.8 17050 10:30-16:00 31/03/2021 31/03/2021 HMUZ Y NEA BEA
Emission Futures ICE DEC 20 1000 tonnes 0.01 EUR 10 8800 20:00-06:00 14/12/2020 14/12/2020 HMUZ N MO