What are futures?

Futures are a contract between a buyer and seller to buy/sell something at a certain price to be delivered on an agreed in the future. This can be done without needing to own the physical item.

What is forex trading?

The foreign exchange market or forex for short, is the most popular trading market in the world. It is also the most active market with transactions taking place 24 hours around the clock.

 

How are crude oil futures traded?

Oil Futures are traded under the symbol “CL” with a contract size of 1000 Barrels / Lot. Reference prices are established based on contracts from January to December.

Trading hours are as follows:

Summer

Monday - Friday: Open at 05:00 to 04:00 the following day (West Indonesian Time)
Break: 04.00 until 05.00 (West Indonesian Time)

Winter

Monday - Friday: Open at 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the following day (West Indonesian Time)
Break: 05:00 until 06:00 (West Indonesian Time)

 

What are the specifications for index futures trading?

Japanese stock market index:

Contract Size: Rp 30,000 / point or US $ 5.00 / point
Trading hours: 06.30 - 13.25
                           13.55 - 03.45

Hong Kong stock market index:

Contract Size: Rp 30,000 / point or US $ 5.00 / point
Trading hours: 08.15 - 11.00
                           12.00 - 15.30

Korean stock market index:

Contract Size: IDR 30,000 / point or US $ 5.00 / point
Trading hours: 07.00 - 13.35

 

What are the benefits of margin trading?

One of the advantages of margin trading is that you can participate in large transactions without needed large amounts of capital, because in Valbury you only need to guarantee 1% of the contract size. For example, with a guarantee of $1,000 you can trade $100,000 depending on the currency being traded.