BSE weekly currency Futures & Options contracts on Kite

You can now trade in weekly BSE currency Futures and Options contracts on Kite.

The contract specifications are as below:

Unit of trading USDINR: 1 unit denotes 1000 USD.
Underlying / Order Quotation The exchange rate in Indian Rupees for US Dollars
Tick size INR 0.0025
Trading hours Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Contract cycle 11 serial weekly contracts expiring on Friday, excluding expiry week where monthly contract expires on a Friday. If the last Friday of the expiring week is a trading holiday, then the expiry day is the previous trading day
Last trading day Friday of the expiring week at 12:30 pm
Quantity freeze 5001 or greater
Settlement Daily settlement: T+1 / Final settlement: T+2
Mode of settlement Cash settled in Indian Rupees
Daily settlement price Calculated based on the last half an hour weighted average price of futures across exchanges
Final settlement price Reference rate published by FBIL for INR / 1 USD pair

You can check out the charges for trading in the Currency segment here:

You can learn more about Currency trading in this module on Varsity:

Note: Currently weekly contracts of only USDINR are available for trading. Other currency pairs will be made available soon.


@ShubhS9 RBI and SEBI allow some of the cross-currency pairs to be traded … are there plans for them to be introduced in Zerodha too?