Ticker Symbols for Futures

Ticker Symbols for Futures

Description

Ticker symbols for commodity futures are formed by a combination of the underlying symbol followed by the month code followed by one digit for the year. Here are some examples of commodity futures ticker symbols:

  • BPU4 = British Pound, September 1994
  • EDZ5 = Eurodollar Time Deposit, December 1995
  • DMY = German Mark, Cash
  • CF5 = Corn, January 1995

Month Codes

  • F January
  • G February
  • H March
  • J April
  • K May
  • M June
  • N July
  • Q August
  • U September
  • V October
  • X November
  • Z December
  • Y Cash or Spot price (no year, usually)

Please note that spot prices are only available for the currencies at this time.


Underlying Symbols

  • AD Australian Dollar
  • AG Silver, 1000 oz.
  • BC Maxi Market
  • BO Soybean Oil
  • BP British Pound
  • Corn
  • CC Cocoa
  • CD Canadian Dollar
  • CI
  • CL Crude Oil
  • CR CRB Futures Price Index
  • CT Cotton
  • DJ DM/JY Cross Rate
  • DL
  • DM German Mark
  • DX U.S. Dollar Index
  • ED Eurodollar Time Deposit
  • EK
  • EM London Interbank (LIBOR)
  • ER Eurotop 100 Stock Index
  • EZ
  • FC Feeder Cattle
  • FF 30-day Interest Rate
  • FI FTSE 100 Stock Index
  • FR French Franc
  • FV 5-year U.S. Treasury Notes
  • FY 5-yr. Treasury Auction Notes
  • GC Gold, 100 oz.
  • GH Gold, 100 oz.
  • GI Goldman Sachs Comm. Index
  • HG Copper
  • HO Heating Oil
  • HU N.Y. Harbor Unleaded Gasoline
  • JO Frozen Conc. Orange Juice
  • JY Japanese Yen
  • KC Coffee “C”
  • KI Gold, 1 kg.
  • KV Value Line
  • KW Wheat
  • LB Lumber
  • LC Live Cattle
  • LH Live Hogs
  • MB Municipal Bond Index
  • MD S&P; MidCap 400 Index
  • MU
  • MV Mini Value Line
  • MW Minnesota Wheat
  • NG Natural Gas
  • NK Nikkei 225 Stock Average
  • NZ Anhydrous Ammonia
  • Oats
  • PA Palladium
  • PB Pork Bellies
  • PI
  • PL Platinum
  • PN Propane Gas
  • RD
  • RL
  • RP
  • RR Rough Rice
  • Soybeans
  • SB Sugar No. 11
  • SE Sugar No. 14
  • SF Swiss Franc
  • SI Silver, 5000 oz.
  • SM Soybean Meal
  • SP S&P; 500 Stock Index
  • SV Silver, 5000 oz.
  • TB Treasury Bills
  • TU 2-yr. U.S. Treasury Notes
  • TS
  • TW 2-yr. Treasury Auction Notes
  • TY 10-yr. U.S. Treasury Notes
  • UE Eastern Catastrophe Insurance
  • UI
  • UM Midwest Catastrophe Insurance
  • UN National Catastrophe Insurance
  • US U.S. Treasury Bonds
  • UW Western Cat. Insr. (Quarterly)
  • Wheat
  • WA Western Cat. Insr. (Annual)
  • YR 1-yr. Treasury Bills
  • YU
  • YX NYSE Composite Index