SHFE to start trading aluminium, zinc options from Aug 10

The Shanghai Futures Exchange will start trading aluminium and zinc options from August 10 after receiving approval from the China Security Regulatory Commission, the exchange said on Friday June 12.

Options are one kind of risk management tool. An option is a contract which offers the buyer the opportunity to buy or sell - depending on the type of contract they hold - the underlying asset. Unlike futures, the holder is not required to buy or sell the asset if they choose not to....


Anna Xu

June 16, 2020

04:48 GMT