Futures contract: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

RBI Issues Draft on Rupee Interest Rate (IR) Derivatives Directions 2020

The Reserve Bank have proposed to allow foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) to undertake the rupee interest rate derivatives which is subject to a ceiling of ₹5,000 crore. These directions aim to encourage high non-resident participation, ..

NSE Clearing Ltd to head SEBI panel to review margins on derivatives

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has constituted a working group, headed by NSE Clearing Ltd., to review the current framework of margins in the futures and options segment. The group will look ..

Multi Commodity Exchange of India platform launches India’s first options contract on copper futures

The Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd. (MCX) has launched the India’s first options contract on copper futures on May 21, 2018. The option contract will provide physical market participants an additional instrument to hedge ..

MCX launches India’s first commodity options in gold

The Multi-Commodity Exchange of India Ltd (MCX) has launched India’s first commodity options in gold and gave stakeholders a new set of financial instruments to hedge their price risks. It is launched by Union Finance ..

ICEX launched world’s first diamond future

The Indian Commodity Exchange (ICEX) has become the world’s first derivatives exchange to launch diamond futures contract. Initially, the contracts are launched in size of 1 carat with compulsory delivery. This will create an entirely ..