Local service, global reach

What is the Macquarie difference?

A platform to suit you

Select from trading platforms such as CQG, Trading Technologies and Patsystems

Global reach

Access products and exchanges through our global network

Service when you need it

Local assistance on hand from 7.30am Monday to 7.30am Saturday (Sydney time)

A local desk means you're more than a number. We are there to support all your futures trading needs.

Access to a licensed, regulated exchange with transparency across price and volume

Call 24 hours a day to trade, check up on markets or get assistance.

Macquarie futures brokers have extensive industry experience, backed by Macquarie’s global resources.

Access a variety of futures contracts and exchanges including share indices (eg SPI 200 and E-mini S&P 500), currencies (eg $A/$US and €/$US), commodities (eg gold and oil) and interest rate futures (eg Australian and US government bonds).

Please speak to your Macquarie futures broker for details of contract specifications. A list of exchanges you can trade on is available below.

CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE)
Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE)
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME / CBOT)
New York Mercantile Exchange (COMEX / NYMEX)
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) USA
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Canada
Kansas City Board of Trade (KCBT)
Minneapolis Grain Exchange (MGEX)
Toronto Stock Exchange (TMX)
Montréal Exchange (MX)

Australian Securities Exchange (ASX / SFE)
Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX)
Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE)
Osaka Stock Exchange (OSE)
Singapore Exchange (SGX)
Tokyo Futures Exchange (TFX)
Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM)
Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSX)

Europe, Middle East and Africa
Euronext Brussels (BFX)
Euronext Lisbon (BVLP)
Euronext Paris (MATIF)
Eurex (ERX)
Italian Derivatives Exchange Market (IDEM)
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Europe
Johannesburg Stock Exchange (SAFEX)
London Financial Futures Exchange (LIFFE)
Mercado Espanol de Futuros Financieros (MEFF)

Access CQG, Trading Technologies (TT) and Patsystems (PATS) – advanced platforms for futures trading – or trade with a Macquarie specialist futures broker.

What platforms are available?


Futures trading offers investors the opportunity to gain leverage, and trade various commodities and financial instruments locally and around the globe.

For access to these exchanges, trade with a Macquarie specialist futures broker or select from one of our advanced online trading platforms including CQG, TT and PATS.

Learn more about which platform is right for you

CQG is a software solution that provides powerful trading tools and technical analysis features. It combines advanced analytics, charts, news and multiple trade execution interfaces in one comprehensive, mobile-optimised solution.

Trading Technologies (TT)

TT is a full-featured platform with advanced capabilities designed to meet the needs of professional traders. TT trading and analytics products are built to ensure reliable performance.

Patsystems (PATS)

PATS delivers customisable easy-to-use solutions to enhance derivatives trading performance and trade processing. With PATS you can utilise real-time risk management tools, comprehensive exchange systems and robust trading systems with extensive market connectivity.

Is this the right solution for you?

Who is this service for?

If you are an experienced trader looking for opportunities to leverage and gain exposure to a particular commodity, asset class or financial instrument for a smaller outlay than investing directly – talk to Macquarie today to see how we can help.

What you will need:
  • a minimum account opening requirement of $10,000
  • experience in futures trading or hedging
  • to be an investor or trader with at least $250,000 in net tangible assets.

Would you like to know more?

Whether you're an experienced trader or considering your first stock purchase, we have a range of articles to help make you a more informed investor.

Why choose Macquarie?

Quality service
Our service is informed, friendly, professional and reliable.
A better way to bank
Discover innovative financial solutions across our products to plan, build, manage and protect your wealth.
More opportunities
Our experts can create financial opportunities for you across local and global networks.

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