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EUR/CNH Futures

The growing importance and mutual recognition of the European Union (EU) and China as major trading partners have created rising demand for capital-efficient risk management tools to hedge Renminbi (RMB) currency risk against Euro (EUR). Furthermore, one of the China’s RMB exchange rate reforms is the development of a managed float regime with reference to a basket of currencies, including the EUR. Against that backdrop, HKEX’s EUR/CNH futures provide transparency in price discovery reflecting exchange rate expectations driven by market forces.


Updated 01 Feb 2018


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Advantages

  • Capital efficiency of exchange-traded futures
  • Transparent pricing in a centralised trading environment
  • Block trades off r OTC flexibility with minimal counterparty risk
  • Dedicated liquidity providers to provide narrow bid ask spreads
  • Evening trading covers European business hours

 

Contract Summary

Item Contract Terms
Contract EUR/CNH Futures
(EUR = Euro /CNH = RMB traded in Hong Kong)
Trading Symbol CEU
Contract Month Spot month, the next calendar month and the next two calendar quarter months
Contract Size EUR 50,000
Price Quotation RMB per EUR (e.g. RMB 6.8028 per EUR)
Minimum Fluctuation RMB 0.0001 (4 decimal places)
Tick Value RMB 5
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 WM/Reuters Intra-Day Spot Rate for EUR/USD at 11:00 a.m., multiplied by 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
Settlement Method Cash settled in RMB
Exchange Fee RMB 5.00

Waived from 30 May 2016 – 31 December 2019


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Margin Table

Trading Fees and Commission

Exchange Fee
RMB5.00 per contract per side (Waived from 30 May 2016 – 31 December 2019)
Commission Levy
Nil
Total
RMB5.00 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
   APC CFT  HKB ICB MPF NHT SGS TFF UWD
 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
MPF  UWD
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

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