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Nikkei 225 Futures Contract

  • The product

    Nikkei 225 Futures Contract allows trading today future price forecasts of the stock portfolio represented by the Nikkei Stock Average (Nikke 225), thus meeting the demand of local investors who seek exchange rate fluctuation and international index exposure with a lower investment amount for the Nikkei 225 Futures Contract

    The Nikkei 225 is used around the globe as the premier index of Japanese stocks. It is a price-weighted equity index, which consists of 225 stocks in the 1st section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

  • Specifications
    UnderlyingNikkei Stock Average Index
    TickerINK
    Contract sizeNikkei 225 Futures Contract multiplied by the index point value in Brazilian Reals, each point equals 50 Japanese Yen
    QuotationIndex points to two decimal places.
    Tick size5 index points.
    Round-lot1 contract.
    Last trading dayLast business day prior to the expiration date
    Expiration date2nd Friday of the contract month
    Contract monthsMarch, June, September and December.
    Settlement on expirationCash settlement.
  • Benefits
    • Diversified portfolio.
    • International exposure: Allows local investors to gain exposure to the Japanese market.
    • Use of B3’s trading infrastructure and Clearinghouse by trading Brazilian contracts in Japanese Yen and cash settlement in Brazilian Reals.