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Gain exposure to Australian debt markets by trading ASX Treasury Bond Futures and Options

Underpinned by a basket of liquid Australian Government Bonds, the 3, 5, 10 and 20 Year Treasury Bond Futures are a cost effective tool that can be used to enhance portfolio performance, manage duration, hedge risk exposures and take advantage of curve and spread trading opportunities.

The 3 and 10 Year Treasury Bond Futures are benchmark derivative products that rank amongst the most liquid and actively traded interest rate futures globally. Term and One Session Options (intraday and overnight) are also available for trading on these contracts.

All interest rate futures products are eligible for automated cross-product margining with ASX cleared OTC derivatives. 

Product overview

Like any investment, futures and options on futures, have risks you need to understand before trading. You should obtain independent advice from a professional adviser before making a decision.

Contract specifications

ASX 3, 5, 10 and 20 year bond series

Historical bond basket stocks are available here

March 2022
ASX 3 year bond contract
0.25% November 2024
3.25% April 2025
0.25% November 2025
ASX 5 year bond contract
0.50% September 2026
4.75% April 2027
2.75% November 2027
ASX 10 year bond contract
1.50% June 2031
1.00% November 2031
1.25% May 2032
1.75% November 2032
4.5% April 2033
ASX 20 year bond contract
3.25% June 2039
2.75% May 2041
3.00% March 2047
June 2022
ASX 3 year bond contract
0.25% November 2024
3.25% April 2025
0.25% November 2025
4.25% April 2026
ASX 5 year bond contract
0.50% September 2026
4.75% April 2027
2.75% November 2027
2.25% May 2028
ASX 10 year bond contract
1.50% June 2031
1.00% November 2031
1.25% May 2032
1.75% November 2032
4.5% April 2033
ASX 20 year bond contract
3.25% June 2039
2.75% May 2041
3.00% March 2047

Market essentials

Insights on bond derivatives

Market insights from the 2021 KangaNews Debt Capital Markets Summit on reflation trade and rates outlook with Christopher Kent, Reserve Bank, Bill Evans, Westpac, Anthony Kirkham, Western Asset Management and Prashant Newnaha, TD Securities.

Launched November 2020 - the 5 year treasury bond future bridges the gap between the 3 and 10 year bond futures, providing an additional point on the curve.  A Bloomberg webinar with Brad Parry, AOFM and Rakesh Jampala, ANZ provides market insights.   

Helen Lofthouse – Executive General Manager, Markets, discusses the severity of market conditions at the end of March 2020 and how the futures complex assisted market functionality, price discovery and liquidity during the period.

Contact us

Neil Easton

Sales Manager, Derivatives & OTC Markets

Kristye van de Geer

Senior Manager, Interest Rate Products, Derivatives & OTC Markets

George Michell

Sales Manager, Derivatives & OTC Markets

Monique Bell

Manager, Interest Rate Products, Derivatives & OTC Markets