To start trading futures, investors choose the asset they want to trade, and make an initial margin deposit with a broker. The broker will then place the trade for the specific asset with the clearinghouse. A maintenance margin is required in order to keep the account active.
|Category||Description||Currently Listed Underling|
|Futures Contracts on Domestic Commodities||Deliverable contracts on commodities primarily produced and consumed in Pakistan||Rice, Wheat, Sugar, Gold|
|Futures Contracts on International Commodities||Cash-settled contracts based on internationally traded commodities||Gold, Silver, Crude Oil, Cotton, Palm Oil|
|Financial Futures||Futures contracts based on domestic financial assets, securities and indices||Kibor|