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First available date of a series for a particular RIC (Future Conctract i.e "GCc1").
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The only way I can think of determining when a future contract began trading is by retrieving the earliest date for which the price history for the RIC is available.
@david.colas I take it you mean first available expiry - in which case this should be what you want:
Is this what you are looking for?
Hi jason.ramchandani , thank you for your response. No, I mean the first trading date of the continuous future contract.