China Hushen 300 index futures open higher Wednesday

BEIJING, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- China's key Hushen 300 index futures opened higher on Wednesday, as the contract for settlement in September 2017 opened 0.21 percent higher at 3,846 points.

The October 2017 contract opened 0.03 percent higher at 3,828 points. The December 2017 contract opened 0.13 percent higher at 3,822.6 points. The March 2018 contract opened 0.06 percent higher at 3,813 points.

The stock-index contracts, agreements to buy or sell the blue-chip Hushen 300 Index at a present value on an agreed date, are designed to allow investors to bet on and profit from either gains or declines in the market.

The index futures were launched at the China Financial Futures Exchange and started trading from April 16, 2010. The CFFEX has set the base value for all the four contracts at 3,399 points.

[ Editor: Xueying ]
 

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