Index Futures offers participants a way to either hedge a current share portfolio against adverse price movements or gain diversified exposure to the underlying market at a fraction of the cost and capital requirement.
Single Stock Futures (SSFs) offers individuals / corporates a way to hedge a current share portfolio against adverse price movements or get exposure to the underlying share at a fraction of the cost and capital requirement.
Bond Futures can be used to protect an existing portfolio against adverse interest rate movements. They enable participants to enhance the long-term performance of a portfolio of assets or make profits on short term price movements.
Grain Futures are used by those with a vested interest in protecting themselves against adverse price movements in the physical agricultural commodities market as well as participants wanting to speculate on short term price movements.
Products like Beef Futures enables participants to protect themselves from adverse price movements in the South African Beef market, or to profit from speculating the the future price of beef.
These products appeal to market participants seeking foreign agricultural exposure without the corresponding risk of adverse exchange rate fluctuations. Examples include cotton, cocoa and coffee
Quantry/ Foreign Agri Products
Gain exposure to the international metals market with Metal Futures traded and settled in rands.They can be used for hedging or to diversify a portfolio.
Energy Futures enables participants to obtain exposure to the international energy market enabling participants to hedge price risk or to diversify a portfolio.