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CNH/USD Futures

HKEX launched its USD/CNH futures, the word’s first deliverable RMB currency futures, in September 2012 to provide greater capital efficiency and flexibility for managing RMB currency exposure. HKEX’s CNH/USD futures, denominated, margined and cash settled in USD, complement its physically-delivered USD/CNH futures product and support the expanding offshore RMB market.

Updated 17 Oct 2019



  • Margin and settlement in USD
  • Trading opportunities with USD/CNH futures
  • Block trade facility offers OTC flexibility and CCP benefit


Comparison with USD/CNH Futures

Comparison with USD - CNH Futures Eng

Contract Summary

Item Contract Terms
Contract CNH/USD Futures
(CNH = RMB traded in Hong Kong / USD = US dollar)
Trading Symbol UCN
Contract Month Spot month, the next three calendar months and the next four calendar quarter months
Contract Size RMB300,000
Price Quotation USD per 10 RMB  (e.g. USD1.5288 per 10 RMB)
Minimum Fluctuation USD 0.0001 (4 decimal places)
Tick Value USD 3
Trading Hours 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Day Session)
5:15 pm - 3:00 am (AHFT Session)
(Expiring contract month closes at 11:00 am on the Last Trading Day)
Final Settlement Day The first Hong Kong Business Day after the Last Trading Day
Last Trading Day Two Hong Kong Business Days prior to the third (3rd) Wednesday of the Contract Month
Final Settlement Price Reciprocal of the USD/CNY(HK) Spot Rate published by the Treasury Markets Association (TMA) of Hong Kong at or around 11:30 a.m. on the Last Trading Day, multiplied by 10
Settlement Method Cash settled in USD
Exchange Fee

USD 0.60

Waived from 30 May 2016 – 31 December 2019

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Margin Table

Trading Fees and Commission

Exchange Fee
USD0.60 per contract per side (Waived from 30 May 2016 – 31 December 2019)
Commission Levy
USD0.60 per contract per side
* The amount indicated above is subject to change from time to time.

List of Market Makers or Liquidity Providers

Lists of Market Makers or Liquidity Providers in Futures Exchange Products

Currency Futures and Options Products

Providing Continuous Quotes 
 Market Makers / Liquidity Providers
 USD/CNH Futures    *  * *  *   * *  *
 USD/CNH Options          *    *  
 EUR/CNH Futures  *       *   * 
 JPY/CNH Futures            *
 AUD/CNH Futures           *    *
 CNH/USD Futures             *  * 


Providing Continuous Quotes
(After-Hours Futures Trading)

 Market Makers
USD/CNH Futures * *


* refers to a Futures Exchange Participant acting as a Market Maker or Liquidity Provider in Futures Exchange Products or a Stock Options Exchange Participant acting as a Market Maker for Stock Options

Updated 20 Aug 2019