Stock index options are about to be listed and the futures industry adds "insurance"
With the approval of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, the China Financial Futures Exchange (hereinafter referred to as the "CICC") will list the CSI 300 stock index options on the 23rd. As the seventh financial derivative product of CICC, its listing will better meet the needs of investors' wealth management and risk management, and bring opportunities for the development of the domestic derivative market.
Stock index options have the characteristics of non-linear returns, fine risk-return structure, built-in trading leverage, more accurate market research and judgment requirements, and dynamic monitoring and adjustment of trading processes. They are widely used in the risk management and asset management industries. In the overseas asset management industry, the application of stock index options mainly includes two fields: mutual funds and hedge funds.
For traditional investors, stock index options have many advantages. According to different market conditions, stock index options can achieve investment effects by constructing different strategies. With small and large leverage and flexible T + 0 trading mechanism, it will improve the utilization rate of funds for investors.
It is reported that major futures companies are also preparing for the upcoming CSI 300 stock index options. Guotai Junan Futures has recently opened a fast track for stock index options booking account opening. After opening an account, investors can use the "Infinite Easy" professional software and have the opportunity to listen to professional lectures from a number of experts from the exchange and Guotai Junan .