Futures

Futures

Futures are highly standardized financial contract or a derivative instrument, which obligates the two parties to transact a set of financial instruments, at a predetermined future date and price.

To reduce the counterparty risks and default risks, all futures positions are marked-to-market daily, participants must maintain a certain margin level.

The Benefits of Futures Trading

Speculation and Hedging

Primarily, investors do not enter into a futures contract to possess or sell the physical goods. Rather, it is a popular investment instrument to speculate on the changing values of securities, or investor may use it as a hedging instrument to reduce potential losses.

Trading Futures with Riselink FX

Clients can trade futures products with commodities (energy, agricultural good, and metal), indices, and bonds.

Futures Products / Futures
Instruments Name Currency Margin for Contract in% Trading Session
UKOIL.f Crude Oil Brent Futures USD 2% Mon. 01:00 -24:00
Tues.-Fri 00:00-01:00 / 03:00-24:00
USOIL.f West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil Futures USD 2% Mon.-Fri. 01:00-24:00
NGAS.f NGAS Futures USD 10% Mon.- Thurs. 01:00-24:00
Fri. 01:00 – 23:45
COPPER.f Copper Futures USD 2% Mon.- Thurs. 01:00-24:00
Fri. 01:00 – 23:45
CHINA50.f China A50 Futures USD 5% Mon.-Fri. 04:00-11:30 / 12:15-21:00
CHINAH.f China H-Shares Futures HKD 5% Mon.03:15-06:00 / 07:00-10:30 / 11:15-17:45
Tues.-Thurs. 00:00-22:15 / 22:30-23:00
Friday 00:00-22:15
DX.f Dollar Index Futures USD 2.0% Mon.-Fri. 03:00-24:00
MDE50.f Germany Mid-Cap Futures EUR 2.0% Mon.-Fri. 11:00-24:00
DETEC30.f Germany Tech 30 Futures EUR 2.0% Mon.-Fri. 11:00-24:00
HK50.f Hong Kong Futures HKD 5% Mon.-Fri. 03:15-06:00 / 07:00-10:30 / 11:15-17:45
IND50.f India 50 Futures USD 5% Mon.-Fri. 04:00-13:10 / 14:15-21:00
SING.f Singapore Blue Chip Futures SGD 5% Mon.-Fri. 03:30-12:10 / 13:15-21:00
LCC.f London Cocoa Futures GBP 3% Mon.-Fri. 11:30-18:55
LRC.f London Coffee Futures USD 3% Mon.-Fri. 11:00-19:30
LSU.f London Sugar Futures USD 3% Mon.-Fri. 10:45-20:00
CC.f US Cocoa Futures USD 3% Mon.-Fri. 11:45-20:30
KC.f US Coffee Futures USD 3% Mon.-Fri. 11:15-20:30
CT.f US Cotton Futures USD 3% Mon.-Fri. 04:00-21:20
SB.f US Sugar Futures USD 3% Mon.-Fri. 10:30-20:00
FGBL.f Euro Bund Futures EUR 2% Mon.-Fri. 10:00-24:00
FLG.f UK Long Gilt Futures GBP 2% Mon.-Fri. 10:00-20:00
TY.f US 10yr T-Note Futures USD 2% Mon.01:00-24:00.
Tues.-Friday. 24:00-01:00, 02:00-24:00