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

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

Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange Expands its Rice Futures Contracts to Three Varieties

China, the world’s top rice producer and consumer, has approved the launch of two more rice futures contracts on the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange, said a government spokesman on Friday…Full-text article: BlackSeaGrain Oct 2013 Key point Currently, Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange only trades early Indica rice futures, but will expand to include short-grain rice (Japonica rice) and

Turnover on the Dalian Commodity Exchange on the Rise as Zhengzhou Exchange Plummets

Turnover on the Shanghai Futures Exchange edged up 2.63% from a year earlier to 44.6 trillion yuan [US$7.17 trillion] last year, taking up 26.06%of the country’s total. The market deals in commodities such as copper, rubber and fuel oil. Meanwhile, the Dalian Commodity Exchange, the country’s largest futures market for agricultural goods, saw its turnover