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QUARTERLY AND YEARLY BASE-LOAD ELECTRICITY FUTURES


  • Quarterly Base-Load Electricity Futures Contract

Underlying Security

The basic arithmetic average of the Unconstrained Market Clearing Prices announced by Turkish Electricity Transmission Company for each hour of the maturity period.

Contract Size

Number of hours in the maturity period x 0.1 MWh
Number of hours in the maturity period: Number of days in the maturity period x 24.

The contract size shall vary depending on the number of days in the contract period and summer/winter time. For the day of transition from winter time to summer time, the number of hours shall be applied as 23. For the day of transition from summer time to winter time, the number of hours shall be applied as 25.

Example:


  • The contract size for first quarter is 216 MWh (90x24x0.1MWh), for leap years is 218.4 MWh,

  • The contract size for second quarter is 218.4 MWh’dir (91x24x0.1MWh),

  • The contract size for third quarter is 220.8 MWh’dir (92x24x0.1MWh)

  • The contract size for fourth quarter is 220.8 MWh’dir (92x24x0.1MWh),

These contract sizes shall not be applied for contract months in transition from winter time to summer time or vice versa.

Price Quotation and Minimum Price Tick

1 MWh of electricity shall be quoted in terms of Turkish lira significant to two decimals. (Example: 121.20). The minimum price tick is 0.10 (Example: Tick value is TRY 21.6 for the contracts with size 216 MWh, TRY 21.84 for the contracts with size 218.4 MWh, TRY 22.08 for the contracts with size 220.8 MWh.

Contract Period

The current contract year’s and the nearest 2 year’s quarterly contracts shall be concurrently traded.

Q1 (Jan-Mar), Q2 (Apr-Jun), Q3 (Jul-Sep) ve Q4 (Oct-Dec).

Settlement

Cash settlement

Settlement Period

T+1 (first day following the expiry date) Losses are deducted from the accounts at the end of T day, profits are added to the accounts on T day as well.

Trading Hours

Continuous trading from 09:30 to 18:15

Daily Settlement Price

The daily settlement price is calculated as follows at the end of the normal session and rounded to the nearest price tick:

a) The volume weighted average price of all the trades executed within the last 10 minutes of the normal session,

b) If less than 10 trades were realized in the last 10 minutes of the normal session, the weighted average price of the last 10 trades executed during the normal session,

c) If less than 10 trades were realized in the normal session, the weighted average price of all the trades executed during the normal session,

d) If no trades were done during the normal session, the previous day settlement, will be determined as the daily settlement price.

If the daily settlement price cannot be calculated with the above methods by the end of the normal session, or the prices calculated do not reflect the market correctly, the daily settlement price may be determined by using one or more of the following methods

a) The average of the best buy and sell quotations at the end of the normal session,

b) Theoretical prices are calculated considering spot price of the underlying asset or the daily settlement price for other contract months of the contract.

Trade reporting will not be taken into consideration in the above calculations. The Settlement Price Committee’s right to change the daily settlement price is under reserve.

Expiry Day (Final) Settlement Price

Since Quarterly contracts are subject to the cascading procedures, expiry day is the last trading day.

Last Trading Day

Last business day before the maturity period starts. In case domestic markets are closed for half day due to an official holiday, last trading day shall be the preceding business day.

Base Price and Daily Price Limit

Base price is the price determined by the Settlement Price Committee on the day the relevant contract is introduced for trading, and used in calculating the daily price change limits. For the other days, base price is the settlement price of the previous day.

Daily price limit is equal to ±10% of the base price determined for each contract. If the upper or lower limit so calculated does not correspond to a price tick, the upper limit will be rounded to the lower price tick; and the lower limit, to the upper price tick.

Collateral and Margining Rules

It is stated according to Clearing Legislation.

Cascading 

Positions in quarterly contracts are automatically transferred to monthly contracts on the last trading day, based on the Daily settlement price.

For example, the positions in the F_ELCBASQ317 contract are transferred to the F_ELCBAS0717, F_ELCBAS0817, F_ELCBAS0917 contracts on the last trading day of the contract in June, 2017.

  • Yearly Base-Load Electricity Futures Contract


Underlying Security


The basic arithmetic average of the Unconstrained Market Clearing Prices announced by Turkish Electricity Transmission Company for each hour of the maturity period.

Contract Size

Number of hours in the maturity period x 0.1 MWh

Number of hours in the maturity period: Number of days in the maturity period x 24.

The contract size shall vary depending on the number of days in the contract period and summer/winter time.

Example:

The contract size for normal years is 876 MWh (365x24x0.1MWh), for leap years is 878.4 MWh (366x24x0.1MWh).

Price Quotation and Minimum Price Tick

1 MWh of electricity shall be quoted in terms of Turkish lira significant to two decimals. (Example: 121.20). The minimum price tick is 0.10 (Example: Tick value is TRY 87.6 for the contracts with size 876 MWh, TRY 87.84 for the contracts with size 878.4 MWh.

Contract Period

The nearest 2 year’s (following the current year) contracts shall be concurrently traded.

Settlement

Cash settlement

Settlement Period

T+1 (first day following the expiry date) Losses are deducted from the accounts at the end of T day, profits are added to the accounts on T day as well.

Trading Hours

Continuous trading from 09:30 to 18:15

Daily Settlement Price

The daily settlement price is calculated as follows at the end of the normal session and rounded to the nearest price tick:

a) The volume weighted average price of all the trades executed within the last 10 minutes of the normal session,

b) If less than 10 trades were realized in the last 10 minutes of the normal session, the volume weighted average price of the last 10 trades executed during the normal session,

c) If less than 10 trades were realized in the normal session, the volume weighted average price of all the trades executed during the normal session,

d) If no trades were realized during the normal session, the previous day settlement price is determined as the daily settlement price.

If the daily settlement price cannot be calculated with the methods above by the end of the normal session, or the prices calculated do not reflect the market correctly, the daily settlement price may be determined by using one or more of the following methods.

a) The average of the best buy and sell quotations at the end of the normal session,

b) Theoretical prices are calculated considering spot price of the underlying asset or the daily settlement price for other contract months of the contract.

Trades executed by trade reports will not be taken into consideration in the above calculations. The Settlement Price Committee’s right to change the daily settlement price is under reserve.

Expiry Day (Final) Settlement Price

Since Yearly contracts are subject to the cascading procedures, final settlement price is not calculated.

Last Trading Day

Third business day before the maturity period starts. In case domestic markets are closed for half day due to an official holiday, last trading day shall be the preceding business day.

Base Price and Daily Price Limit

Base price is the price determined by the Settlement Price Committee on the day the relevant contract is introduced for trading, and used in calculating the daily price change limits. For the other days, base price is the settlement price of the previous day.

Daily price limit is equal to ±10% of the base price determined for each contract. If the upper or lower limit so calculated does not correspond to a price tick, the upper limit will be rounded to the lower price tick; and the lower limit, to the upper price tick.

Collateral and Margining Rules

It is stated according to Clearing Legislation.

Cascading

Positions in yearly contracts are automatically transferred to quarterly contracts on the last trading day, based on the Daily settlement price. For example, the positions in the F_ELCBASY18 contract are transferred to the F_ELCBASQ118, F_ELCBASQ218, F_ELCBASQ318, F_ELCBASQ418 contracts on the last trading day of the contract in December, 2017.

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