RTS introduces a futures contract on the RTS Standard Index

RTS introduces a futures contract on the RTS Standard Index

15/02/10

On February 15, 2010 a cash-settled futures contract on the RTS Standard Index (RTSS) started trading on FORTS, the derivatives market of RTS.

The RTS Standard Index made up from 15 blue chips of the Russian cash equity market is used as the underlying asset for the newly launched futures contract. Since the constituents’ values are calculated from 10:30 am to 11:50 pm MSK, the new instrument allows market participants to follow the Russian cash equities market when the global markets are open.

For more information and the contract’s specifications, please visit the contract's page.