The Dalian Commodity Exchange Launches New Soymeal Futures Options, Sugar Options Expected Next

Dalian Commodity Exchange launched new soymeal futures options on Friday [31 March 2017] – the first commodity options in China – offering one more hedging tool for investors, as well as soybean processing firms. The exchange is also considering launching futures options for more commodities, such as corn and soybeans, according to Wang Fenghai, managing

The Dalian Commodity Exchange Pushes for Soybean Meal Options

The Dalian Commodity Exchange has urged regulators to approve the launch of soybean meal [animal feed] options and said it plans to introduce a hog futures contract, expanding its agricultural product offerings. Speaking at a conference on Wednesday [9 November 2016], the exchange’s general manager, Wang Fenghai, said soybean meal options would help farmers and

Spiking Agricultural Commodity Prices Stir Concern in China

China’s securities regulator has called for tighter oversight of agricultural commodity trading amid concerns that speculation could be driving an unusual surge in prices for staples ranging from garlic and ginger to iron ore and coal. Fang Xinghai, the deputy head of China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), on Saturday said the market should be monitored

China’s Startup Exchange, The New Third Board, to Divide in Two Amid Rapid Growth

The National Equities Exchange and Quotations, China’s national over-the-counter share trading market, will soon adopt a new policy that will divide listed companies into two segments-as the securities regulator intends to streamline the regulation of the nascent and rapidly growing market. The regulator is likely to announce the policy by the end of this month,

China’s Statistics Agency Decreases the Contribution of Food, Tobacco, and Alcohol to the Country’s Consumer Price Index (CPI)

China’s top statistics agency revealed changes to its consumer price basket on Friday [19 February 2016], lowering the weight given to food while increasing that of other goods to reflect new consumption patterns. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has reduced the weighting of food, tobacco and alcohol in the basket by 3.4 percentage points,

The Dalian Commodity Exchange, China’s Premier Agricultural Futures Market, Signs Cooperation Agreements with Eight Food Companies

Dalian Commodity Exchange on Thursday [12 November 2015] signed agreements with eight food companies during the 10th China International Oils and Oilseeds Conference held in Guangzhou, south China. Under the agreements with China Grain Reserves Corporation, COFCO, etc., DCE will cooperate with the concerned partners on futures product development, institutional innovation, business training, and OTC

China’s Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange to Open on Fridays for Evening Trading

China’s Zhengzhou commodity exchange will launch evening trading from Friday for products including cotton, sugar and rapemeal, potentially increasing liquidity to the market and opening up arbitrage opportunities for traders. The new trading hours, from 9 pm until 11:30 pm, will begin on Friday, said a statement from the exchange. The extended hours mean traders