KRX to open nighttime trading of KOSPI200 Futures on CME Globex

KRX to open nighttime trading of KOSPI200 Futures on CME Globex

22/10/09

The Korea Exchange plans to launch the nighttime trading of KOSPI200 futures after the closing of regular session from November 16, 2009.

The trading hours of nighttime session of KOSPI200 futures, which has been launched in collaboration with US CME Group, are from 18:00 to 05:00 on the following day.

The investors who wish to participate in the nighttime session of KOSPI200 futures need to open a futures trading account (the existing futures trading account may be used) and enter into a service agreement for nighttime trading.

To promote the investors’ awareness, the Korea Exchange is organizing the mock trading sessions and road shows on the trading rules and regulations, how & when to utilize, how to use the dedicated HTS.

Any interested investor is welcome to participate in mock trading session and the dedicated HTS program required for mock trading will be available for downloading from major Korean securities and futures companies from October 23, 2009.

Schedule of mock trading

First session

From October 26th to October 30th

18:00 - 05:00 on next day

Second session

From November 2nd to November 6th

 18:00 - 05:00 on next day