ICEX to launch trading in steel long futures
Indian Commodity Exchange (ICEX) today said it is launching trading steel long futures on its trading platform from Tuesday August 28.
With this, ICEX will widen its product offerings to its existing product portfolio of diamond derivatives, a statement issued here said.
The futures trading in steel long will provide the industry with a more structured and healthy price discovery platform as well as a national level benchmark price as a ready reference for the participants, enabling them to mitigate price risk.
Initially, three contracts expiring in November 2018, December 2018 and January 2019 will be available for trading. The trading lot size and delivery unit of the contract is 10 MT, with compulsory delivery at Ghaziabad the designated delivery location. The price will be quoted ex-warehouse Ghaziabad (basis centre) exclusive of GST and other levies, but inclusive of basic customs duty and other related duties in case of imports, the release said.