The Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) Monday listed and traded its newly launched bonded 380 fuel oil futures contracts on Monday.
SHFE in late June amended its fuel oil futures contracts to promote greater trade; key changes were the adoption of RMG 380 product (from 180 cSt) and the new contract size of 10 metric tonnes per lot (from 50 mt per lot).
As such, it has amended a series of documents concerning the futures contracts below:
??1. Fuel Oil Futures Contract of the Shanghai Futures Exchange, as amended
??2. Clearing Rules of the Shanghai Futures Exchange, as amended
??3. Delivery Rules for Fuel Oil Futures of the Shanghai Futures Exchange, as amended
??4. Designated Delivery Storage Facilities Rules of the Shanghai Futures Exchange, as amended
??5. Designated Delivery Oil Depots Rules of the Shanghai Futures Exchange, as amended
??6. Risk Management Rules of the Shanghai Futures Exchange, as amended
The trading volume of the RMG 380 futures by market close reached 59,658 lots, at 1.8 billion yuan ($269.80 million), according to the exchange, as noted by Reuters.
Sinopec and China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) among other oil and chemical majors participated in the trading.
Published: 17 July, 2018
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