China SSE:000300, SZSE:399300 CSI 300 Index (Shanghai Shenzhen 300 Index 沪深300指数)
China CFFEX CSI 300 Index Futures (CFFEX: IF):
Exchange: China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX)
Ticker Symbol: IF
Underlying: CSI 300 Index, which is composed with the 300 largest A-Shares listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (179 stocks) and Shenzhen Stock Exchange (121 stocks).
Launched in April 2010
Contract Size: 300 yuan times the CSI 300 Index
Pricing Unit: 30 yuan
Tick Value: 60 yuan
Price Limits: 10 percent above or below the previous day's settlement price
Settlement: Cash settled
Contract Months: The current and next months as well as two following months in the quarterly cycle.
Last Trading Day: The third Friday in the contract month.
(1) 9:15 a.m.-11:30a.m.
(2) 1:15 p.m-3:15 p.m. (1:15 p.m-3p.m. on the last trading day)
CSI 300 Index (Shanghai Shenzhen 300 Index, 沪深300指数, SSE:000300, SZSE:399300) : A blue-chip index for Mainland China stock exchanges. A capitalization-weighted stock market index designed to track the performance of the top 300 large to medium cap stocks traded on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE). The Index has two sub-indexes; the CSI 100 Index for top 100 companies and the CSI 200 Index for 101st to 300th companies. The Index also has ten sub-indices, which reflect specific sectors; CSI 300 Energy Index, CSI 300 Materials Index, CSI 300 Industrials Index, CSI 300 Consumer Discretionary Index, CSI 300 Consumer Staples Index, CSI 300 Health Care Index, CSI 300 Financial Index, CSI 300 Information Technology Index, CSI 300 Telecommunications Index, and CSI 300 Utilities Index. The Index has been calculated since April 8, 2005 and its value is normalized relative to a base of 1000 on December 31, 2004. The index is compiled by the China Securities Index Company, Ltd.