In October, there was 1 stock code VN30F1910 expired on 18 October 2019 and HNX additionally listed VN30F2006 as replacement on 20 September 2019. At the end of October, there were 4 index futures codes traded including VN30F1911, VN30F1912 and VN30F2003, VN30F2006 and 3 government bond futures codes traded including GB05F1909, GB05F1912 and GB05F2003.
Trading of VN30 futures in October 2019 slightly increased relative to last month. Average trading volume were 64,446 contracts, increasing by 13.71% relative to previous month. The session with the highest trading volume of 100,946 contracts was on 2 October 2019.
Table 1: Trading of VN30 index futures in October 2019

No

Item

Unit

September 2019

October 2019

Increase/decrease (%)

1

Average trading volume

Contract

56,674

64,446

13.71%

2

OI volume (end of term)

Contract

19,849

20,641

19.85%

OI volume did not have big fluctuation relative to September, amounting at 20,641 contracts at the end of October, increasing 3.99% relative to end of the month. The trading session on 3 October 2019 had the highest OI volume at 24,174 contracts, increasing by 5.1% relative to the highest OI of September.
Regarding trading of Government bond futures, in October 2019, there was only 1 bond futures contract traded, equivalent to 2.38% relative to last month. OI volume at the end of October were 11 contracts, rising by 10% relative to the end of previous month.
Table 2: Trading of Government Bond futures

Item

September 2019

October 2019

Increase/decrease

Total trading volume

42

1

-97.61%

Average trading volume (contract)

2.1

0.04

-97.93%

OI volume (contract)

10

11

10%

Trading volume of foreign investors in October was 1.6 times relative to last month, reaching 22,836 contracts, accounting for 0.62% of the total trading volume of the market.