Natural Resources Newsletter - 2 May 2014

    

HKEX TO LAUNCH ITS FIRST ASIA COMMODITIES CONTRACTS

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) have announced that it plans to launch its commodities business with four futures contracts that will be traded in its derivatives market. The four futures contracts are:

• London Aluminium Mini Futures;

• London Zinc Mini Futures;

• London Copper Mini Futures; and

• API 8 Thermal Coal Futures

HKEx aims to introduce the contracts later this year, pending regulatory approval and market readiness.

Read more: Natural Resources Newsletter - 2 May 2014