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Shanghai Futures Exchange

An overview of Shanghai Futures Exchange 

Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE), established in 1993, specialises in metals, energy and chemical commodity products. 16 futures and 5 options are listed in SHFE. According to the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE)'s derivative reports, SHFE ranks first and second by number of commodity options and futures traded in 2019 and 2020 globally. Steel Rebar and Nickel futures were recorded as top 10 commodity contracts being traded.

Shanghai Futures Exchange established Shanghai International Energy Exchange (INE) in 2013 as its subsidiary and open to global investors. 4 futures and 1 option are listed in INE. Crude oil future is the first product launched in INE and is the world’s first RMB dominated crude oil future.

Key Facts 

  • Geographical coverage
    China
  • History
    End of day prices from 1993
    Intraday prices from 1996
  • Data format
    CSV
    Delimited
    GZIP
    HTML
    JSON
    PDF
    Python
    Text
    User Interface
    XML
    Zip Archive
  • Delivery mechanism
    API
    Desktop
    Digital Files
    Excel
    FTP
    RSS Feed
    SFTP
  • Data frequency
    Real Time

Features & Benefits

What you get with Shanghai Futures Exchange 

  • Many commodity products for metals, energy and chemicals.
  • Real-time data feed updates twice per second. Includes: open, close, high, low, last price, trade volume, the top level of the bid/ask price, bid/ask size, settlement price, open interests etc.
  • Deep coverage of historical data with end of day pricing going back as far as 1993 and tick history covered from1996.
  • Support volume ranked and open-interest ranked alias RICs.

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