WHAT are soybean futures?

A futures contract that allows market participants the opportunity to profit on or hedge against the price movements of our leading oilseed product, with a variety of dietary and industrial uses.

WHY would you want to trade soybeans?

  1. Soybeans are used in industrial applications from ink and bio-fuels to paints and construction material, making it a versatile commodity that may impact other industries, offering hedging opportunities in a commodity driven portfolio
  2. The outlook is not only affected by weather, but also by demand from countries in APAC allowing traders to manage or hedge their risk globally.

HOW DO you trade soybean futures?

Grain and Oilseed futures and options at CME Group provide the ability to manage multiple market scenarios. They allow participants such as producers, grain elevators, merchandisers, food processors, importers and exporters to deal with the price risks associated with the sale or purchase of grains and oilseeds. 

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Soybeans ZSE

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CONTRACT SPECIFICATIONS
Contract Month
F, H, K, N, Q, U, X (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Aug, Sep, Nov)
Trading Hours
7:00pm – 7:45am (Sun–Fri) CT and 8:30am - 1:20pm (Mon-Fri) CT
Product
Soybeans
Contract Size
5000 bushels (~136 metric tons)
Trading Venue
CME offers electronic trading almost 24/6
Minimum Tick
¼ of one cent
Product Symbol
ZS
Dollar Value of One Tick
$12.50 per contract
Options Available
Quarterly, Serial, Weekly
Notional Value
CONTRACT SPECIFICATIONS
Product Name
Options Expirations
Options Symbol
Trading Venue
Trading Hours
7:00pm – 7:45am (Sun–Fri) CT and 8:30am - 1:20pm (Mon-Fri) CT
Type Of Expiration
Minimum Tick Size

PRODUCT OVERVIEW


02:03

ALERTS


2/22/2018 10:13:00 AM CT

Wheat up 1%


2/21/2018 8:38:00 AM CT

Soybeans up 1%


2/20/2018 1:19:00 PM CT

Wheat down 2%


2/20/2018 10:10:00 AM CT

Wheat down 1%


2/16/2018 9:54:00 AM CT

Soybeans down 1%


2/16/2018 6:39:00 AM CT

Wheat down 1%


Source: Redsky Markets

FUTURES CALENDAR


Mar 01
First Delivery
Soybean
ZSH8
Mar 14
Option Exp
Soybean
ZSH8
Mar 14
Last Trade
Soybean
ZSH8