Sensex Futures

  • S&P BSE SENSEX, first compiled in 1986, was calculated on a “Market Capitalization-Weighted” methodology of 30 component stocks representing large, well- established and financially sound companies across key sectors. The base year of S&P BSE SENSEX was taken as 1978-79. S&P BSE SENSEX today is widely reported in both domestic and international markets through print as well electronic media.

    It is scientifically designed and is based on globally accepted construction and review methodology. Since September 1, 2003, S&P BSE SENSEX is being calculated on a free-float market capitalization methodology.

    • Broad index exposure with a single trade
    • US $ denominated; cash settled
    • US $ 1 per index point
    • No INR exchange Rate Risk
    • Tax Free- No STT, Zero Capital Gains tax
    • Start trading 45 minutes before BSE opens
    • Efficient margining for optimal leverage
    • Low transaction costs
    • Trade your view on the Indian stock market
    • Hedge your Indian equity portfolio offshore
    • Benefit from trading volatility of the Indian stocks
    • Trade Calendar spreads
    • Profit from price anomalies of highly correlated contracts
  • ContractParameters
    Contract Symbol DBSX
    Underlying S&P BSE Sensex Index
    Contract Size 1 S&P BSE SENSEX
    Notional Contract Value (Price * Contract Size) in USD
    Trading Currency USD
    Settlement Currency USD
    Price Quote Underlying price expressed in USD ((example: Bid: 28500 / Ask 28505)
    Tick Size 1
    Tick Value USD 1
    Settlement Basis Cash Settled
    Final Cash Settlement Price Based on the official market closing price of the S&P BSE SENSEX index as published by Asia Index Pvt. Ltd. Rounded to the nearest whole number
    Last Day of Trading* Last Thursday of the Calendar Month
    Trading Days Monday through Friday
    Trading Hours 07:00 - 23:55 Hours Dubai time (GMT+4)
    Trading Months First two (2) serial months and 1 calendar spread
    New Contract Listing Business Day immediately following the Last Trading Day
    Max Order Size 500 Lots
    Initial Margin based on SPAN (Based on SPAN, subject to change from time to time)
    Calendar Spread Margin 100% benefit is offered on calendar spread positions
    Daily Price Movement limit No Limit** See Note 2
    Note1*: On the last trading day the expiring contract will be disabled from trading at 14:00 Hours Dubai time (GMT +4)
    Note 2**: For the avoidance of ‘fat finger’ errors price band shall be 500 points from previous settlement price e.g. if previous settlement price is 28300, the price band is from 27800 to 28800. Exchange shall relax the intra-day price range for the prices of the contract approaching near 500 point
    Note 3**: On the last trading day the expiring contract will be disabled from trading at 14:00 Hours Dubai time (GMT +4)


  • ProductContractLast trading dateExpiry dateTender start dateTender end dateDelivery start dateDelivery end date
    DBSX DBSX-20170125 25-Jan-2017 25-Jan-2017 26-Jan-2017 26-Jan-2017 26-Jan-2017 26-Jan-2017
    DBSX DBSX-20170223 23-Feb-2017 23-Feb-2017 24-Feb-2017 24-Feb-2017 24-Feb-2017 24-Feb-2017
    DBSX DBSX-20170330 30-Mar-2017 30-Mar-2017 31-Mar-2017 31-Mar-2017 31-Mar-2017 31-Mar-2017
    DBSX DBSX-20170427 27-Apr-2017 27-Apr-2017 28-Apr-2017 28-Apr-2017 28-Apr-2017 28-Apr-2017
    DBSX DBSX-20170525 25-May-2017 25-May-2017 26-May-2017 26-May-2017 26-May-2017 26-May-2017
    DBSX DBSX-20170629 29-Jun-2017 29-Jun-2017 30-Jun-2017 30-Jun-2017 30-Jun-2017 30-Jun-2017
    DBSX DBSX-20170727 27-Jul-2017 27-Jul-2017 28-Jul-2017 28-Jul-2017 28-Jul-2017 28-Jul-2017
    DBSX DBSX-20170831 31-Aug-2017 31-Aug-2017 04-Sep-2017 04-Sep-2017 04-Sep-2017 04-Sep-2017
    DBSX DBSX-20170928 28-Sep-2017 28-Sep-2017 29-Sep-2017 29-Sep-2017 29-Sep-2017 29-Sep-2017
    DBSX DBSX-20171026 26-Oct-2017 26-Oct-2017 27-Oct-2017 27-Oct-2017 27-Oct-2017 27-Oct-2017
    DBSX DBSX-20171130 30-Nov-2017 30-Nov-2017 04-Dec-2017 04-Dec-2017 04-Dec-2017 04-Dec-2017
    DBSX DBSX-20171228 28-Dec-2017 28-Dec-2017 29-Dec-2017 29-Dec-2017 29-Dec-2017 29-Dec-2017