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 20 100000 AUD 0.01 USD 10 1452 12:00-11:00 16/03/2020 16/03/2020 HMUZ N AD AD
Australian 30 day Bank Cash Rate SFE FEB 20 3000000 AUD 0.005 AUD 12.33 310 12:00-11:00 28/02/2020 28/02/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N YIB IB
Australian 90 Day Bank Bill SFE MAR 20 1000000 AUD 0.01 AUD 24.55 299 19:08-09:30 & 10:28-18:30 12/03/2020 12/03/2020 HMUZ N YBA IR
Australian 3 yr bond SFE MAR 20 100000 AUD 0.005 AUD 16.2 637 19:10-09:30 & 10:30-18:30 16/03/2020 16/03/2020 HMUZ Y YTT YM
Australian 10 yr bond SFE MAR 20 100000 AUD 0.005 AUD 59.48 3202 19:12-09:30 & 10:32-18:30 16/03/2020 16/03/2020 HMUZ Y YTC XM
Australian SPI 200 SFE MAR 20 25 x index 1 AUD 25 7551 19:10-10:00 & 11:50-18:30 19/03/2020 19/03/2020 HMUZ Y YAP XP
British Pound CME MAR 20 62500 GBP 0.01 USD 6.25 2904 12:00-11:00 16/03/2020 16/03/2020 HMUZ N BP BP
CAC40 Options Index EOP FEB 20 10 EUR 1 USD 5 3636.6 20:00-10:00 21/02/2020 21/02/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y CFA
Canadian Dollar CME MAR 20 100000 CAD 0.005 USD 5 1210 12:00-11:00 & 02:20-09:00 17/03/2020 17/03/2020 HMUZ N CD CD
Canadian Govt Bonds MSE MAR 20 100000 CAD 0.01 CAD 10 2358.4 20:00-10:30 27/02/2020 20/03/2020 HMUZ N CGB CN
Canadian Bank Bills MSE JUN 20 1000000 CAD 0.005 CAD 25 432.3 20:00-10:30 15/06/2020 15/06/2020 HMUZ Y BAX BA
Canola WCE MAR 20 20 tonnes 0.1 CAD 2 742.5 14:00-08:20 28/02/2020 13/03/2020 FHKNX N RS RS
Cocoa NY NYB MAY 20 10 mt tonnes 1 USD 10 2090 22:45-07:30 17/04/2020 13/05/2020 HKNUZ N CC CC
Cocoa London LIFFE MAR 20 10 mt tonnes 1 GBP 10 3267 22:30-05:55 17/03/2020 16/03/2020 HKNUZ N LCC QC
Coffee CSCE MAR 20 37500 lbs 0.05 USD 18.75 4455 22:15-07:30 20/02/2020 19/03/2020 HKNUZ N KC KC
Robusta Coffee LIFFE MAR 20 10 mt tonnes 1 USD 10 945.054016113281 22:00-06:30 25/02/2020 25/03/2020 FHKNUX N DF
Copper COMEX MAR 20 25000 lbs 0.05 USD 12.5 3267 12:00-11:00 28/02/2020 27/03/2020 HKNUZ N HG HG
Mini Copper COMEX MAR 20 5 eur 0.002 USD 25 1705 12:00-11:00 26/02/2020 26/02/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y OP
Corn CBOT MAR 20 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 1076.9 14:00-08:20 28/02/2020 13/03/2020 HKNUZ N C C
Mini Corn CBOT MAR 20 5000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 363 14:00-08:45 28/02/2020 13/03/2020 HKNUZ N C YC
Cotton NYCE MAR 20 50000 lbs 0.01 USD 5 2915 15:00-08:20 24/02/2020 9/03/2020 HKNVZ N CT CT
Crude Oil NYMEX MAR 20 1000 barrels 0.01 USD 10 4235 12:00-11:00 24/02/2020 20/02/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N CL CL
Mini Crude Oil CME MAR 20 500 barrels 0.025 USD 12.5 2632.3 12:00-11:00 19/02/2020 19/02/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QM EC
Crude Oil - Brent ICE APR 20 1000 barrels 0.01 USD 10 4290 14:00-12:00 28/02/2020 28/02/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y LCO CO
DAX EUREX MAR 20 25 x index 0.5 EUR 12.5 22099 13:10-10:00 20/03/2020 20/03/2020 HMUZ Y FDX GX
Mini Dax EUREX MAR 20 5 eur 0.5 EUR 5 4017.75 13:10-10:00 20/03/2020 20/03/2020 HMUZ Y FDXM DFW
Mini Dow Jones $ 5 CBOT MAR 20 5 x index 1 USD 5 6655 12:00-11:00 20/03/2020 20/03/2020 HMUZ Y YM DM
Dow Jones CBOT JUN 15 10 x index 1 USD 10 6655 12:00-11:00 & 03:30-10:15 19/06/2015 19/06/2015 HMUZ Y DJ DJ
US Dollar Index FINEX MAR 20 1000 x index 0.005 USD 5 1815 14:00-11:00 16/03/2020 16/03/2020 HMUZ N DX DX
Euro FX CME MAR 20 125000 EURO 5E-05 USD 6.25 2178 12:00-11:00 16/03/2020 16/03/2020 HMUZ N URO EC
Euro Swiss LIFFE MAR 20 1000000 EURO 0.01 CHF 25 7233.6 20:30-07:00 16/03/2020 16/03/2020 HMUZ Y FES ES
Euro Bobl EUREX MAR 20 100000 EURO 0.01 EUR 10 1127.5 13:10-10:00 6/03/2020 6/03/2020 HMUZ N FGBM OE
Euro Bund EUREX MAR 20 100000 EURO 0.01 EUR 10 2508 13:10-10:00 6/03/2020 6/03/2020 HMUZ N FGBL RX
Eurodollar CME MAR 20 1000000 USD 0.005 USD 12.5 535.7 12:00-11:00 16/03/2020 16/03/2020 HMUZ Y ED ED
Euro STOXX 50 EUREX MAR 20 10 x index 1 EUR 10 2832.5 13:10-10:00 20/03/2020 20/03/2020 HMUZ Y STXE VG
Euro Yen TIFFE MAR 20 100000000 x index 0.005 JPY 1250 25601.71796875 12:45-15:30 & 06:30-14:00 16/03/2020 16/03/2020 HMUZ Y JEY YE
Euribor LIFFE MAR 20 1000000 EURO 0.005 EUR 12.5 148.5 14:00-10:00 16/03/2020 16/03/2020 HMUZ Y FEI ER
Euroshatz EUREX MAR 20 100000 EURO 0.005 EUR 5 265.457865905762 13:10-10:00 6/03/2020 6/03/2020 HMUZ N FGBS DU
Feeder Cattle CME MAR 20 50000 lbs 0.025 USD 12.5 2227.5 03:30-08:05 26/03/2020 26/03/2020 FHJKQUVX Y FC FC
FTSE100 LIFFE MAR 20 10 x index 0.5 GBP 5 3702 14:00-10:00 20/03/2020 20/03/2020 HMUZ Y FFI Z
China FTSE SGX FEB 20 1 x index 2.5 USD 2.5 1089 22:00-10:15 & 14:00-21:35 27/02/2020 27/02/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y XU
Gold COMEX APR 20 100 ozs 0.1 USD 10 6050 12:00-11:00 31/03/2020 28/04/2020 GJMQVZ N GC GC
Mini Gold NYL APR 20 32.15 ozs 0.1 USD 3.215 1108.8 14:00-12:00 31/03/2020 28/04/2020 GJMQVZ N ZH XG
Hang Seng HKFE FEB 20 50 x index 1 HKD 50 78100 22:15-08:00 & 14:15-21:30 27/02/2020 27/02/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HIS HI
Mini-Hang Seng HKFE FEB 20 10 x index 1 HKD 10 24505.8 22:15-08:00 & 14:15-21:30 27/02/2020 27/02/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HMH HU
HS China Enterprises IDX HKFE FEB 20 50 x index 1 HKD 50 29975 22:15-08:00 & 14:15-21:30 27/02/2020 27/02/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HCEI HC
Heating Oil NYMEX MAR 20 42000 gallons 0.01 USD 4.2 4961 12:00-11:00 3/03/2020 28/02/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N HO HO
Mini Heating Oil NYMEX MAR 20 21000 barrels 0.01 USD 2.1 2480.5 12:00-11:00 27/02/2020 27/02/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QH QX
Korean 3 yr Bond KFE MAR 20 100000000 KRW 0.01 KRW 10000 1804770 13:00-19:45 17/03/2020 17/03/2020 HMUZ Y KTB KE
Kospi KFE MAR 20 250000 KRW 0.05 KRW 12500 17056875 22:00-09:00 & 13:00-19:45 12/03/2020 12/03/2020 HMUZ Y KS KM
Japanese Govt Bonds TSE MAR 20 100000000 JPY 0.01 JPY 10000 825000 22:30-06:00 & 11:45-21:15 13/03/2020 13/03/2020 HMUZ N JGB JB
Mini Japanese Govt Bond SIMEX MAR 20 10000000 JPY 0.01 JPY 1000 84700 22:30-10:15 & 12:25-22:15 12/03/2020 12/03/2020 HMUZ Y SJB BJ
Japanese Yen CME MAR 20 12500000 JPY 0.005 USD 6.25 2178 12:00-11:00 16/03/2020 16/03/2020 HMUZ N JY JY
Lean Hogs CME APR 20 40000 lbs 0.025 USD 10 1452 03:30-08:05 15/04/2020 15/04/2020 GJKMNQVZ Y LH LH
Live Cattle CME APR 20 40000 lbs 0.025 USD 10 2178 03:30-08:05 6/04/2020 30/04/2020 GJMQVZ N LC LC
Long Gilt LIFFE MAR 20 100000 GBP 0.01 GBP 10 2156 21:00-07:00 27/02/2020 27/03/2020 HMUZ N FLG G
Lumber CME MAR 20 110000 bd ft 0.1 USD 11 3327.5 04:00-10:05 16/03/2020 13/03/2020 FHKNUX N LB LB
Mexican Peso CME MAR 20 500000 MXN 0.001 USD 5 1331 12:00-11:00 16/03/2020 16/03/2020 HMUZ N MP PE
Milk Futures Class 3 CME MAR 20 200000 lbs 0.01 USD 20 1485 12:00-11:00 31/03/2020 31/03/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y DA DA
Milk Futures WMP NZX FEB 20 1 mt tonnes 5 USD 5 264 07:00-21:58 18/02/2020 18/02/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ MMR MMR
Milk Price Future NZX SEP 20 6000 kg ms 0.01 NZD 60 2310 07:00-21:58 10/09/2020 10/09/2020 U Y MKP
E-Mini Nasdaq CME MAR 20 20 x index 0.25 USD 5 9075 12:00-11:00 20/03/2020 20/03/2020 HMUZ Y NQ NQ
Natural Gas NYMEX MAR 20 10000 MMBtu 0.001 USD 10 2238.5 12:00-11:00 27/02/2020 26/02/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N NG NG
Mini Natural Gas CME MAR 20 2500 MMBtu 0.005 USD 12.5 1567.5 12:00-11:00 25/02/2020 25/02/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QG EO
Nifty Futures SGX NOV 17 2 x index 0.0001 USD 0.25 968 12:00-11:00 31/10/2017 13/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y IH
Nikkei 225 SIMEX MAR 20 500 x index 5 JPY 2500 544500 19:55-10:15 & 12:30-19:30 12/03/2020 12/03/2020 HMUZ Y SSI NI
Nikkei 225 CME MAR 20 500 x index 5 JPY 2500 4719 12:00-11:00 12/03/2020 12/03/2020 HMUZ Y NIY NH
New Zealand 10 yr Bond NZFE MAR 20 100000 NZD 0.01 NZD 78.28 1727 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 11/03/2020 11/03/2020 HMUZ Y NGB ZT
New Zealand Bank Bills NZFE MAR 20 1000000 NZD 0.01 NZD 24.51 349.8 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 11/03/2020 11/03/2020 HMUZ Y NBB ZB
New Zealand Dollar CME MAR 20 100000 NZD 0.01 USD 10 1452 12:00-11:00 16/03/2020 16/03/2020 HMUZ N NE NV
New Zealand SPI NZX MAR 20 25 x index 1 NZD 25 6800 09:45-17:15 19/03/2020 19/03/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y KIW KIW
Oats CBOT MAR 20 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 817.3 14:00-08:20 28/02/2020 13/03/2020 HKNUZ N O O
Orange Juice NYCE MAR 20 15000 lbs 0.05 USD 7.5 1386 02:00-08:00 2/03/2020 11/03/2020 FHKNUX N OJ JO
Paladium NYMEX MAR 20 100 troy ozs 0.1 USD 10 22385 12:00-11:00 28/02/2020 27/03/2020 HMUZ N PA PA
Platinum NYMEX APR 20 50 troy ozs 0.1 USD 5 2662 12:00-11:00 31/03/2020 28/04/2020 FJNV N PL PL
Rough Rice CBOT MAR 20 2000 cwt 0.005 USD 10 1089 14:00-08:20 28/02/2020 13/03/2020 FHKNUX N RR RR
Mini Russell ICE MAR 20 100 x index 0.1 USD 5 2685 12:00-11:00 20/03/2020 20/03/2020 HMUZ Y rty
E-Mini S & P CME MAR 20 50 x index 0.25 USD 12.5 7986 12:00-11:00 20/03/2020 20/03/2020 HMUZ Y ES ES
S & P 500 CME MAR 20 250 x index 0.1 USD 25 39930 12:00-11:00 & 03:30-10:15 19/03/2020 19/03/2020 HMUZ Y SP SP
Short Sterling LIFFE JUN 20 500000 GBP 0.005 GBP 6.25 401.5 20:30-07:00 17/06/2020 17/06/2020 HMUZ Y FSS L
Silver COMEX MAR 20 5000 ozs 0.005 USD 25 6655 12:00-11:00 28/02/2020 27/03/2020 HKNUZ N SI SI
Mini Silver NYL MAR 20 1000 ozs 0.001 USD 1 1174.8 14:00-12:00 28/02/2020 27/03/2020 FHKNQUZ N ZZ YS
Soybean CBOT MAR 20 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 2044.9 14:00-08:20 28/02/2020 13/03/2020 FHKNQUX N S S
Mini Soybean CBOT MAR 20 5000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 568.7 14:00-08:45 28/02/2020 13/03/2020 FHKNQUX N YK
Soybean Oil CBOT MAR 20 60000 lbs 0.01 USD 6 907.5 14:00-08:20 28/02/2020 13/03/2020 FHKNQUVZ N BO BO
Soymeal CBOT MAR 20 100 tons 0.1 USD 10 2178 14:00-08:20 28/02/2020 13/03/2020 FHKNQUVZ N SM SM
Sugar CSCE MAR 20 112000 lbs 0.01 USD 11.2 1047.2 21:30-07:00 2/03/2020 28/02/2020 HKNV N SB SB
Swiss Franc CME MAR 20 125000 CHF 0.01 USD 12.5 2948 12:00-11:00 16/03/2020 16/03/2020 HMUZ N SF SF
Swiss Government Bond EUREX MAR 20 100000 CHF 0.01 CHF 10 3751 20:30-05:00 6/03/2020 6/03/2020 HMUZ N CONF FB
Taiwan MSCI SGX FEB 20 100 x index 0.1 USD 10 935 19:15-10:15 & 13:45-18:50 26/02/2020 26/02/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y STW TW
RBOB NYMEX MAR 20 42000 gallons 0.0001 USD 4.2 4961 12:00-08:30 27/02/2020 27/02/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N RB RF
US 10 yr note CBOT MAR 20 100000 USD 0.015625 USD 15.625 1391.5 12:00-11:00 28/02/2020 20/03/2020 HMUZ N TY TY
US 5 yr note CBOT MAR 20 100000 USD 0.0078125 USD 7.8125 1089 12:00-11:00 28/02/2020 31/03/2020 HMUZ N FV FV
US 2 yr note CBOT MAR 20 200000 USD 0.00390625 USD 7.8125 629.2 12:00-11:00 28/02/2020 31/03/2020 HMUZ N TU TU
US T Bond CBOT MAR 20 100000 USD 0.03125 USD 31.25 3388 12:00-11:00 28/02/2020 20/03/2020 HMUZ N US US
US Fed Funds CBOT FEB 20 5000000 USD 0.0025 USD 10.4175 313.5 12:00-11:00 28/02/2020 28/02/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y FF FF
VIX Futures CBE FEB 20 100 x index 0.0025 USD 7562.5 9680 12:00-11:00 19/02/2020 19/02/2020 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y UX
Wheat CBOT MAR 20 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 1512.5 14:00-08:20 28/02/2020 13/03/2020 HKNUZ N W W
Mini Wheat CBOT JUL 20 1000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 242 14:00-08:45 30/06/2020 14/07/2020 HKNUZ N YW YP
Benmore Base Load SFE MAR 20 2208 MWH 0.05 NZD 10.92 16830 10:30-16:00 31/03/2020 31/03/2020 HMUZ Y NEE BEE
Otahuhu Base Load SFE MAR 20 2208 MWH 0.05 NZD 10.92 13068 10:30-16:00 31/03/2020 31/03/2020 HMUZ Y NEA BEA