As previously announced on 5 April 2019 (via notice 0314.19.04) ASX proposes to launch new equity futures contract over the S&P/ASX 200 Gross Total Return index, subject to regulatory clearance.
Participants and vendors are advised that starting Monday 13 May 2019 the ASX test environment (CDE and CDE+) will be available with the new S&P/ASX 200 Gross Total Return index futures listed. For those wanting to obtain access to the test environment please contact ASX Customer Technical Support on:
Phone: 1800 663 053
Details on the draft Contract Specifications can be found here.
For participants and vendors wanting to obtain a sample CME SPAN file containing the new futures contracts please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Participants and vendors should make the appropriate plans to be ready for the new S&P/ASX 200 Gross Total Return index futures by Monday 3 June 2019.
Gregory Pill – Manager, Equity Derivatives