Record Trading Seen in Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange’s Apple Futures Contracts

In less than five months, China’s apple futures have fueled a “speculative boom” among investors, with the highest daily turnover reaching 616.3 billion yuan ($96.65 billion). Chang Qichao is an apple dealer in Lingbao, central China’s Henan province. He has paid close attention to the changes in the price of apple’s futures recently…Full Article: China

Henan’s Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange Launches Futures Contracts for Apples

The world’s first apple futures contracts started trading on Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange in central China’s Henan Province Friday morning [22 December 2017]. China is the world largest apple grower and consumer, and its apple output and farms have been increasing over the past decade. In 2016, China had 2 million hectares of apple trees with

The Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange to Launch Cotton Yarn Futures in August

China will soon launch a new commodity futures contract as the country pushes for development of its commodity derivatives market. Starting from Aug. 18, cotton yarn futures will be trading on the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange, with preparation work for the launch already completed, said the China Securities Regulatory Commission in a statement Friday [4 August

China Securities Regulatory Commission Approves Cotton Yarn Futures Trading on the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange

China’s securities regulator has recently approved the launch of cotton yarn futures on the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange, according to an official statement. The cotton yarn futures, together with the cotton futures that already traded, will help companies in the industry to hedge against and improve the management of risks, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC)

China Launches Sugar Commodity Options in Zhengzhou

China’s second commodity options, white sugar options, started trading on Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange Wednesday [19 April 2017]. “Businesses can now use a combination of investment tools including spot contracts, futures contracts, and options to manage risks more effectively,” said Ma Wensheng, chairman of Xinhu Futures, a Shanghai-based futures brokerage firm…Full Article: Xinhua Apr 2017 Key

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

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