HKFE Gold futures will be launched by the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx)on October 20, 2008. In the 1980s and 1990s, gold futures traded on the Hong Kong Futures Exchange (HKFE) before its merger with the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Securities Clearing in 2000.
|HKFE Gold futures|
|Exchange||Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing|
|Contract Size||100 troy ounces|
|Contract Months||Spot month and the next two calendar months.|
|Last Trading Day||The third last Hong Kong business day of the contract month.|
|Note: This contract is electronic ONLY -- no open outcry|
|No Open Outcry||Electronic|
|Trading Hours||N/A||8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
- HKEx: gold futures returning this fall. China Daily.