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 JUN 18 100000 AUD 0.01 USD 10 1754.5 10:00-09:00 18/06/2018 18/06/2018 HMUZ N AD AD
Australian 30 day Bank Cash Rate SFE MAY 18 3000000 AUD 0.005 AUD 12.33 225 10:00-09:00 31/05/2018 31/05/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N YIB IB
Australian 90 Day Bank Bill SFE JUN 18 1000000 AUD 0.01 AUD 24.42 660 19:08-09:00 & 10:28-18:30 7/06/2018 7/06/2018 HMUZ N YBA IR
Australian 3 yr bond SFE JUN 18 100000 AUD 0.005 AUD 15.39 800 19:10-09:00 & 10:30-18:30 15/06/2018 15/06/2018 HMUZ Y YTT YM
Australian 10 yr bond SFE JUN 18 100000 AUD 0.005 AUD 50.87 2600 19:12-09:00 & 10:32-18:30 15/06/2018 15/06/2018 HMUZ Y YTC XM
Australian SPI 200 SFE JUN 18 25 x index 1 AUD 25 6800 19:10-09:00 & 11:50-18:30 21/06/2018 21/06/2018 HMUZ Y YAP XP
British Pound CME JUN 18 62500 GBP 0.01 USD 6.25 2178 10:00-09:00 18/06/2018 18/06/2018 HMUZ N BP BP
CAC40 Options Index EOP APR 18 10 EUR 1 USD 5 3636.6 18:00-08:00 20/04/2018 20/04/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y CFA
Canadian Dollar CME JUN 18 100000 CAD 0.005 USD 5 1573 10:00-09:00 & 00:20-07:00 19/06/2018 19/06/2018 HMUZ N CD CD
Canadian Govt Bonds MSE JUN 18 100000 CAD 0.01 CAD 10 2358.4 22:00-08:30 30/05/2018 20/06/2018 HMUZ N CGB CN
Canadian Bank Bills MSE DEC 18 1000000 CAD 0.005 CAD 25 432.3 22:00-08:30 17/12/2018 17/12/2018 HMUZ Y BAX BA
Canola WCE MAY 18 20 tonnes 0.1 CAD 2 742.5 12:00-06:20 30/04/2018 14/05/2018 FHKNX N RS RS
Cocoa NY NYB MAY 18 10 mt tonnes 1 USD 10 1265 20:45-05:30 17/04/2018 15/05/2018 HKNUZ N CC CC
Cocoa London LIFFE MAY 18 10 mt tonnes 1 GBP 10 1100 20:30-03:55 16/05/2018 15/05/2018 HKNUZ N LCC QC
Coffee CSCE MAY 18 37500 lbs 0.05 USD 18.75 2310 20:15-05:30 20/04/2018 18/05/2018 HKNUZ N KC KC
Robusta Coffee LIFFE MAY 18 10 mt tonnes 1 USD 10 4719 20:00-04:30 1/05/2018 31/05/2018 FHKNUX N DF
Copper COMEX MAY 18 25000 lbs 0.05 USD 12.5 3751 10:00-09:00 30/04/2018 29/05/2018 HKNUZ N HG HG
Mini Copper COMEX MAY 18 5 eur 0.002 USD 25 1705 10:00-09:00 26/04/2018 26/04/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y OP
Corn CBOT MAY 18 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 726 12:00-06:20 30/04/2018 14/05/2018 HKNUZ N C C
Mini Corn CBOT DEC 18 5000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 363 12:00-06:45 30/11/2018 14/12/2018 HKNUZ N C YC
Cotton NYCE MAY 18 50000 lbs 0.01 USD 5 2200 13:00-06:20 24/04/2018 8/05/2018 HKNVZ N CT CT
Crude Oil NYMEX MAY 18 1000 barrels 0.01 USD 10 2541 10:00-09:00 24/04/2018 20/04/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N CL CL
Mini Crude Oil CME MAY 18 500 barrels 0.025 USD 12.5 1155 10:00-09:00 19/04/2018 19/04/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QM EC
Crude Oil - Brent ICE JUN 18 1000 barrels 0.01 USD 10 4400 12:00-10:00 30/04/2018 30/04/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y LCO CO
DAX EUREX JUN 18 25 x index 0.5 EUR 12.5 22099 17:50-08:00 15/06/2018 15/06/2018 HMUZ Y FDX GX
Mini Dax EUREX JUN 18 5 eur 0.5 EUR 5 4017.75 17:50-08:00 15/06/2018 15/06/2018 HMUZ Y FDXM DFW
Mini Dow Jones $ 5 CBOT JUN 18 5 x index 1 USD 5 6413 10:00-09:00 15/06/2018 15/06/2018 HMUZ Y YM DM
Dow Jones CBOT JUN 15 10 x index 1 USD 10 11000 10:00-09:00 & 01:30-08:15 19/06/2015 19/06/2015 HMUZ Y DJ DJ
US Dollar Index FINEX JUN 18 1000 x index 0.005 USD 5 1980 12:00-09:00 19/06/2018 18/06/2018 HMUZ N DX DX
Euro FX CME JUN 18 125000 EURO 5E-05 USD 6.25 2541 10:00-09:00 18/06/2018 18/06/2018 HMUZ N URO EC
Euro Swiss LIFFE JUN 18 1000000 EURO 0.01 CHF 25 7233.6 18:30-05:00 18/06/2018 18/06/2018 HMUZ Y FES ES
Euro Bobl EUREX JUN 18 100000 EURO 0.01 EUR 10 1127.5 18:00-08:00 7/06/2018 7/06/2018 HMUZ N FGBM OE
Euro Bund EUREX JUN 18 100000 EURO 0.01 EUR 10 2508 18:00-08:00 7/06/2018 7/06/2018 HMUZ N FGBL RX
Eurodollar CME DEC 19 1000000 USD 0.005 USD 12.5 181.5 10:00-09:00 16/12/2019 16/12/2019 HMUZ Y ED ED
Euro STOXX 50 EUREX JUN 18 10 x index 1 EUR 10 2832.5 17:50-08:00 15/06/2018 15/06/2018 HMUZ Y STXE VG
Euro Yen TIFFE SEP 18 100000000 x index 0.005 JPY 1250 114675 11:45-14:30 & 15:30-23:00 14/09/2018 14/09/2018 HMUZ Y JEY YE
Euribor LIFFE JUN 18 1000000 EURO 0.005 EUR 12.5 341 12:00-08:00 18/06/2018 18/06/2018 HMUZ Y FEI ER
Euroshatz EUREX JUN 18 100000 EURO 0.005 EUR 5 265.287 18:00-08:00 7/06/2018 7/06/2018 HMUZ N FGBS DU
Feeder Cattle CME MAY 18 50000 lbs 0.025 USD 12.5 2227.5 01:30-06:05 24/05/2018 24/05/2018 FHJKQUVX Y FC FC
FTSE100 LIFFE JUN 18 10 x index 0.5 GBP 5 3553 12:00-08:00 15/06/2018 15/06/2018 HMUZ Y FFI Z
China FTSE SGX APR 18 1 x index 2.5 USD 2.5 968 21:00-08:45 & 13:00-20:35 26/04/2018 26/04/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y XU
Gold COMEX JUN 18 100 ozs 0.1 USD 10 3751 10:00-09:00 31/05/2018 27/06/2018 GJMQVZ N GC GC
Mini Gold NYL JUN 18 32.15 ozs 0.1 USD 3.215 1595 12:00-10:00 31/05/2018 27/06/2018 GJMQVZ N ZH XG
Hang Seng HKFE APR 18 50 x index 1 HKD 50 78100 21:15-05:00 & 13:15-20:30 27/04/2018 27/04/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HIS HI
Mini-Hang Seng HKFE APR 18 10 x index 1 HKD 10 31805.4 21:15-05:00 & 13:15-20:30 27/04/2018 27/04/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HMH HU
HS China Enterprises IDX HKFE APR 18 50 x index 1 HKD 50 29975 21:15-05:00 & 13:15-20:30 27/04/2018 27/04/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y HCEI HC
Heating Oil NYMEX MAY 18 42000 gallons 0.01 USD 4.2 3388 10:00-09:00 2/05/2018 30/04/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N HO HO
Mini Heating Oil NYMEX MAY 18 21000 barrels 0.01 USD 2.1 4084 10:00-09:00 27/04/2018 27/04/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QH QX
Korean 3 yr Bond KFE JUN 18 100000000 KRW 0.01 KRW 10000 1804770 12:00-18:45 19/06/2018 19/06/2018 HMUZ Y KTB KE
Kospi KFE JUN 18 250000 KRW 0.05 KRW 12500 17056875 21:00-08:00 & 12:00-18:45 14/06/2018 14/06/2018 HMUZ Y KS KM
Japanese Govt Bonds TSE JUN 18 100000000 JPY 0.01 JPY 10000 825000 22:30-06:00 & 11:45-21:15 13/06/2018 13/06/2018 HMUZ N JGB JB
Mini Japanese Govt Bond SIMEX JUN 18 10000000 JPY 0.01 JPY 1000 110110 21:30-08:45 & 11:25-21:15 12/06/2018 12/06/2018 HMUZ Y SJB BJ
Japanese Yen CME JUN 18 12500000 JPY 0.005 USD 6.25 3025 10:00-09:00 18/06/2018 18/06/2018 HMUZ N JY JY
Lean Hogs CME JUN 18 40000 lbs 0.025 USD 10 1452 01:30-06:05 14/06/2018 14/06/2018 GJKMNQVZ Y LH LH
Live Cattle CME JUN 18 40000 lbs 0.025 USD 10 2178 01:30-06:05 4/06/2018 29/06/2018 GJMQVZ N LC LC
Long Gilt LIFFE JUN 18 100000 GBP 0.01 GBP 10 2178 19:00-05:00 30/05/2018 27/06/2018 HMUZ N FLG G
Lumber CME MAY 18 110000 bd ft 0.1 USD 11 1694 02:00-09:00 16/05/2018 15/05/2018 FHKNUX N LB LB
Mexican Peso CME JUN 18 500000 MXN 0.001 USD 5 1331 10:00-09:00 18/06/2018 18/06/2018 HMUZ N MP PE
Milk Futures Class 3 CME MAY 18 200000 lbs 0.01 USD 20 1485 10:00-09:00 30/05/2018 30/05/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y DA DA
Milk Futures WMP NZX APR 18 1 mt tonnes 5 USD 5 264 01:00-14:58 17/04/2018 17/04/2018 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 JUN 18 20 x index 0.25 USD 5 7018 10:00-09:00 15/06/2018 15/06/2018 HMUZ Y NQ NQ
Natural Gas NYMEX MAY 18 10000 MMBtu 0.001 USD 10 7707.7 10:00-09:00 27/04/2018 26/04/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N NG NG
Mini Natural Gas CME MAY 18 2500 MMBtu 0.005 USD 12.5 619.3 10:00-09:00 25/04/2018 25/04/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y QG EO
Nifty Futures SGX NOV 17 2 x index 0.0001 USD 0.25 968 10:00-09:00 31/10/2017 13/10/2017 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y IH
Nikkei 225 SIMEX JUN 18 500 x index 5 JPY 2500 46750 18:55-08:45 & 11:30-18:30 7/06/2018 7/06/2018 HMUZ Y SSI NI
Nikkei 225 CME JUN 18 500 x index 5 JPY 2500 4719 10:00-09:00 7/06/2018 7/06/2018 HMUZ Y NIY NH
New Zealand 10 yr Bond NZFE JUN 18 100000 NZD 0.01 NZD 78.28 1727 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 13/06/2018 13/06/2018 HMUZ Y NGB ZT
New Zealand 3 yr Bond NZFE JUN 18 100000 NZD 0.01 NZD 31.87 720.5 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 13/06/2018 13/06/2018 HMUZ Y NGV ZY
New Zealand Bank Bills NZFE JUN 18 1000000 NZD 0.01 NZD 24.41 660 17:40-07:00 & 08:30-16:30 13/06/2018 13/06/2018 HMUZ Y NBB ZB
New Zealand Dollar CME JUN 18 100000 NZD 0.01 USD 10 1573 10:00-09:00 18/06/2018 18/06/2018 HMUZ N NE NV
New Zealand SPI NZX JUN 18 25 x index 1 NZD 25 6600 09:45-17:15 21/06/2018 21/06/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y KIW KIW
Oats CBOT MAY 18 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 817.3 12:00-06:20 30/04/2018 14/05/2018 HKNUZ N O O
Orange Juice NYCE MAY 18 15000 lbs 0.05 USD 7.5 2145 00:00-06:00 1/05/2018 10/05/2018 FHKNUX N OJ JO
Paladium NYMEX JUN 18 100 troy ozs 0.05 USD 5 5142.5 10:00-09:00 31/05/2018 27/06/2018 HMUZ N PA PA
Platinum NYMEX JUL 18 50 troy ozs 0.1 USD 5 1815 10:00-09:00 29/06/2018 27/07/2018 FJNV N PL PL
Rough Rice CBOT MAY 18 2000 cwt 0.005 USD 10 1100 12:00-06:20 30/04/2018 14/05/2018 FHKNUX N RR RR
Mini Russell ICE JUN 18 100 x index 0.1 USD 5 3685 12:00-10:00 15/06/2018 15/06/2018 HMUZ Y RA
E-Mini S & P CME JUN 18 50 x index 0.25 USD 12.5 7018 10:00-09:00 15/06/2018 15/06/2018 HMUZ Y ES ES
S & P 500 CME JUN 18 250 x index 0.1 USD 25 35090 10:00-09:00 & 01:30-08:15 14/06/2018 14/06/2018 HMUZ Y SP SP
Short Sterling LIFFE JUN 18 500000 GBP 0.005 GBP 6.25 401.5 18:30-05:00 20/06/2018 20/06/2018 HMUZ Y FSS L
Silver COMEX MAY 18 5000 ozs 0.005 USD 25 4356 10:00-09:00 30/04/2018 29/05/2018 HKNUZ N SI SI
Mini Silver NYL MAY 18 1000 ozs 0.001 USD 1 1037.3 12:00-10:00 30/04/2018 29/05/2018 FHKNUZ N ZZ YS
Soybean CBOT MAY 18 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 1573 12:00-06:20 30/04/2018 14/05/2018 FHKNQUX N S S
Mini Soybean CBOT NOV 18 5000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 508.2 12:00-06:45 31/10/2018 14/11/2018 FHKNQUX N YK
Soybean Oil CBOT MAY 18 60000 lbs 0.01 USD 6 907.5 12:00-06:20 30/04/2018 14/05/2018 FHKNQUVZ N BO BO
Soymeal CBOT MAY 18 100 tons 0.1 USD 10 2178 12:00-06:20 30/04/2018 14/05/2018 FHKNQUVZ N SM SM
Sugar CSCE MAY 18 112000 lbs 0.01 USD 11.2 1047.2 19:30-05:00 1/05/2018 30/04/2018 HKNV N SB SB
Swiss Franc CME JUN 18 125000 CHF 0.01 USD 12.5 3388 10:00-09:00 18/06/2018 18/06/2018 HMUZ N SF SF
Swiss Government Bond EUREX JUN 18 100000 CHF 0.01 CHF 10 4158 18:30-03:00 7/06/2018 7/06/2018 HMUZ N CONF FB
Taiwan MSCI SGX APR 18 100 x index 0.1 USD 10 935 18:15-08:45 & 12:45-17:50 27/04/2018 27/04/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y STW TW
RBOB NYMEX MAY 18 42000 gallons 0.0001 USD 4.2 3388 10:00-06:30 27/04/2018 27/04/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ N RB RF
US 10 yr note CBOT JUN 18 100000 USD 0.015625 USD 15.625 1089 10:00-09:00 31/05/2018 20/06/2018 HMUZ N TY TY
US 5 yr note CBOT JUN 18 100000 USD 0.0078125 USD 7.8125 1089 10:00-09:00 31/05/2018 29/06/2018 HMUZ N FV FV
US 2 yr note CBOT JUN 18 200000 USD 0.0078125 USD 15.625 374 10:00-09:00 31/05/2018 29/06/2018 HMUZ N TU TU
US T Bond CBOT JUN 18 100000 USD 0.03125 USD 31.25 3025 10:00-09:00 31/05/2018 20/06/2018 HMUZ N US US
US Fed Funds CBOT APR 18 5000000 USD 0.0025 USD 10.4175 313.5 10:00-09:00 30/04/2018 30/04/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y FF FF
VIX Futures CBE APR 18 100 x index 0.0025 USD 7562.5 8288.5 10:00-09:00 18/04/2018 18/04/2018 FGHJKMNQUVXZ Y UX
Wheat CBOT MAY 18 5000 bu 0.25 USD 12.5 1331 12:00-06:20 30/04/2018 14/05/2018 HKNUZ N W W
Mini Wheat CBOT JUL 18 1000 bu 0.125 USD 1.25 242 12:00-06:45 29/06/2018 13/07/2018 HKNUZ N YW YP