Updated: 2017-05-22

getFuturesSpecifications

By Barchart

    The getFuturesSpecifications API provides contract information such as trading hours, contract size and tick size for futures contracts.

    Query Parameters

    Parameter Description Data Type
    exchanges The code for the exchange a group of financial instruments are listed on.
    futuresCategory Futures categories include: Energies, Financials, Grains, Indices, Meats, Metals, Softs and Currencies.
    symbols A symbol or code that identifies a financial instrument. Multiple symbols separated by a comma may be used.

    Response Fields

    Field Description Data Type
    ContractSize The futures contract's size. string
    contractName The name of the futures contract. string
    exchange The code for the exchange a group of financial instruments are listed on. string
    exchangeMargin The margin maintenance required for the future. string
    futuresCategory Futures categories include: Energies, Financials, Grains, Indices, Meats, Metals, Softs and Currencies. string
    monthsTraded The contract months listed for trading. string
    pointValue The value of one full point. string
    root The Future's root. string
    symbol A symbol or code that identifies a financial instrument. Multiple symbols separated by a comma may be used. string
    tickValue The size and value of the minimum tick size. string
    tradingHours The futures contract's trading hours. string

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