Options on Ten-Year Government of Canada Bond Futures (OGB)
Ten-Year Government of Canada Bond Futures.
One Ten-Year Government of Canada Bond Futures (OGB) contract.
- Quarterlies: March, June, September and December.
- Serials: Based on the next quarterly futures contract that is nearest to the options contract.
Quoted in points where each 0.005 point (0.5 basis point) represents C$5.
Minimum fluctuation of the option premium
0.005 = C$5 per contract.
Set at a minimum of 0.5 points intervals per Ten-Year Government Bond Futures contract.
Last trading day
Trading ceases on the third Friday of the month preceding the options contract month, provided however, that such Friday is a business day and that it precedes, by at least two business days, the first notice day of the underlying futures contract. If it is not a business day, trading will cease on the first preceding business day.
Expiration occurs on the last trading day.
Position reporting threshold
250 options or equivalent futures contracts. For the purpose of calculating the reporting limit, positions in the options contracts are aggregated with positions in the underlying futures contracts. For aggregation purposes, the futures equivalent of one in-the-money option contract is one futures contract and the futures equivalent of one out-of-money option contract is half a futures contract.
Information on position limits can be obtained from the Bourse as they are subject to periodic changes. See Circulars.
Minimum margin requirements
Information on minimum margin requirements can be obtained from the Bourse as they are subject to periodic changes. See the Futures contracts margin rates page on the Regulatory Division website.
Regular session: 6:00** a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Note: During early closing days, the regular session closes at 1:30 p.m.
** ± 15 seconds.
Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation (CDCC).
- Daily settlement price procedures for futures contracts and options on futures contracts
- Procedures applicable to the execution of cross transactions and the execution of prearranged transactions
- Procedures for the cancellation or adjustment of trades
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