Symbol Naming Conventions

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Exchange Example Data Products/Historical Data Sample Comments
NSE CM
NSE Stocks RELIANCE, AXISBANK RELIANCE.NSE,SBIN.NSE

NSE Indices NIFTY 50, NIFTY BANK NIFTY 50.NSE_IDX, NIFTY BANK.NSE_IDX
NFO Futures Symbol Format (you may use any of the below 2 formats)
1. NFO Futures (Continuous) NIFTY-I, NIFTY-II, NIFTY-III
RELIANCE-I, SBIN-I
NIFTY-I.NFO,NIFTY-II.NFO,NIFTY-III.NFO
BANKNIFTY-I.NFO,RELIANCE-I.NFO,SBIN-I.NFO
Continuous Futures are available for NFO (“I” as in India).
2. NFO Futures (Contractwise
/Short Format)
NIFTY27JAN22FUT BANKNIFTY27JAN22FUT
RELIANCE27JAN22FUT
NIFTY27JAN22FUT.NFO BANKNIFTY27JAN22FUT.NFO
RELIANCE27JAN22FUT.NFO
Contractwise Futures are also available for NFO.
<underlying><expiry date in 2 digit><expiry month in 3
characters><expiry year last 2 digit>FUT
3. NFO Futures (Contractwise
/Long Format)
FUTIDX_NIFTY_27JAN2022_XX_0
FUTIDX_BANKNIFTY_27JAN2022_XX_0
FUTSTK_RELIANCE_27JAN2022_XX_0
Contractwise Futures are also available for NFO.
<InstrumentType>_<underlying>_<expiry date in 2 digit>_<expiry month in 3
characters>_<expiry year in 4 digit><OptionType : CE for CALL, PE for PUT or XX if not applicable_<StrikePrice or 0 if not applicable>
NFO Options
1. NFO Options NIFTY06JAN2217200CE
RELIANCE27JAN222300PE
SBIN27JAN22455CE
AXISBANK27JAN22670CE
BANKNIFTY27JAN2235000PE
BANKNIFTY27JAN2235100CE
NIFTY06JAN2217200CE.NFO
RELIANCE27JAN222300PE.NFO
SBIN27JAN22455CE.NFO
AXISBANK27JAN22670CE.NFO
BANKNIFTY27JAN2235000PE.NFO
BANKNIFTY27JAN2235100CE.NFO
<underlying><expiry date in 2 digit><expiry month in 3
characters><expiry year in 2 digit><strike price><OptionType : CE for CALL, PE for PUT>
2. NFO Options OPTIDX_NIFTY_27JAN2022_CE_17200
OPTSTK_RELIANCE_27JAN2022_PE_2300
OPTSTK_SBIN_27JAN2022_CE_455
OPTSTK_AXISBANK27JAN2022_CE_670
OPTIDX_BANKNIFTY27JAN2022_PE_35000
OPTIDX_BANKNIFTY_27JAN2022_CE_35100
<InstrumentType>_<underlying_><expiry date in 2 digit>_<expiry month in 3
characters>_<expiry year in 4 digit>_<OptionType: CE for CALL, PE for PUT or XX if not applicable>_<StrikePrice or 0 if not applicable>
MCX Futures (you may use any of the below 2 formats)
1. MCX Futures (Continuous) CRUDEOIL-I, CRUDEOIL-II,
CRUDEOIL-III, COPPER-I
GOLD-I
CRUDEOIL-I.MCX,NATURALGAS-I.MCX,COPPER-I.MCX Continuous Futures for MCX (“I” as in India)
2. MCX Futures (Contractwise
/ Short format)
CRUDEOIL22JANFUT
COPPER22JANFUT
GOLD22FEBFUT
CRUDEOIL22JANFUT.MCX
COPPER22JANFUT.MCX
GOLD22FEBFUT.MCX
Contractwise Futures are also available for MCX.
<underlying><expiry year in 2 digit><expiry month in 3
characters>FUT
3. MCX Futures (Contractwise
/ Long format)
FUTCOM_CRUDEOIL_19JAN2022__0
FUTCOM_COPPER_31JAN2022__0
FUTCOM_GOLD_04FEB2022__0
Contractwise Futures are also available for MCX.
<InstrumentType>_<underlying>_<expiry date in 2 digit>_<expiry month in 3
characters>_<expiry year in 4 digit>
MCX Options
1MCX Options(Short Format) CRUDEOIL22JAN5700CE
COPPER22JAN750CE
SILVER22FEB66000CE
CRUDEOIL22JAN5700CE.MCX
COPPER22JAN750CE.MCX
SILVER22FEB66000CE.MCX
<underlying><expiry year in 2 digit><expiry month in 3
characters><strike price><OptionType: CE for CALL, PE for PUT>
2MCX Options(Long Format) OPTFUT_CRUDEOIL_17JAN2022_CE_5400
OPTFUT_COPPER_19JAN2022_CE_750
OPTFUT_SILVER_23FEB_2022_CE_66000
<InstrumentType>_<underlying>_<expiry date in 2 digit>_<expiry month in 3
characters>_<expiry year in 4 digit>_<OptionType: CE for CALL, PE for PUT or XX if not applicable>_<StrikePrice or 0 if not applicable>
CDS Futures (you may use any of the below 2 formats)
1. CDS Futures (Continuous) USDINR-I, USDINR-II, USDINR-III
GBPINR-I, JPYINR-I, EURINR-I
USDINR-I.CDS, USDINR-II.CDS, USDINR-III.CDS,
GBPINR-I.CDS, JPYINR-I.CDS, EURINR-I.CDS
Continuous Futures for CDS (“I” as in India)
2. CDS Futures (Contractwise
/ Short Format)
USDINR28JAN22FUT
USDINR25FEB22FUT
EURINR28JAN22FUT
GBPINR28JAN22FUT
JPYINR28JAN22FUT
USDINR28JAN22FUT.CDS
USDINR25FEB22FUT.CDS
EURINR28JAN22FUT.CDS
GBPINR28JAN22FUT.CDS
JPYINR28JAN22FUT.CDS
<underlying><expiry date in 2 digit><expiry month in 3 characters><expiry year in 2 digit>FUT
3. CDS Futures (Contractwise
/ Long Format)
FUTCUR_USDINR_28JAN2022_XX_0
FUTCUR_USDINR_25FEB2022_XX_0
FUTCUR_EURINR_28JAN2022_XX_0
FUTCUR_GBPINR_28JAN2022_XX_0
FUTCUR_JPYINR_28JAN2022_XX_0
<InstrumentType>_<underlying>_<expiry date in 2 digit>_<expiry month in 3 characters>_<expiry year in 4 digit>_<OptionType: CE for CALL, PE for PUT or XX if not applicable><StrikePrice or 0 if not applicable>
CDS Options
CDS Weekly
Options(Short Format)
USDINR21JAN2273.25PE
USDINR28JAN2276.5CE
EURINR27JAN2286CE
GBPINR27JAN22100.5CE
USDINR28JAN2276.5CE
USDINR21JAN2273.25PE.CDS
USDINR28JAN2276.5CE.CDS
EURINR27JAN2286CE.CDS
GBPINR27JAN22100.5CE.CDS
<underlying><expiry date in 2 digit><expiry month in 3
characters><expiry year in 2 digit><strike price><CE for CALL Options and PE for PUT Options>
CDS Weekly
Options(Long Format)
OPTCUR_USDINR_21JAN2022_PE_73.25
OPTCUR_USDINR_28JAN2022_CE_76.5
OPTCUR_EURINR_27JAN2022_CE_86
OPTCUR_GBPINR_27JAN2022_CE_100.5
OPTCUR_USDINR_28JAN2022_CE_73.25
<InstrumentType>_<underlying>_<expiry date in 2 digit>_<expiry month in 3
characters>_<expiry year in 4 digit>_<OptionType: CE for CALL, PE for PUT or XX if not applicable>_<StrikePrice or 0 if not applicable>

 

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