Nikkei 225 futures and options on futures provide investors around the globe with an efficient way to access the opportunities of the Japanese equity market, currently one of the world's largest markets (in terms of market capitalization). These contracts track the benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average, with futures offered in both yen- and U.S. dollar-denominated contracts, to better serve customers with portfolios of investments in those currencies. This fact card summarizes who uses these contracts and why and details the contract specifications you need to know to begin trading.
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