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index futures

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(Stock Exchange) a form of financial futures based on projected movement of a share price index, such as the Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Share Index
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Based on the data in Table 1, the null hypothesis that the Chinese stock index future price series are nonstationary cannot be rejected under the condition of less than 10% significance.
According to SGX's own figures, trading of the SGX S&P CNX Nifty index future, a contract based on the 50 leading Indian stocks listed on the National Stock Exchange, increased by 42% during 2010, reaching a high of 1.
of Reading, UK) introduces the general properties of stock index futures markets and analyzes some of the economic forces at work in index future markets.
From an institutional perspective, a synthetic index portfolio position can be created by a long position in an index future combined with the holding of a money market instrument.
A stock index future is just like a port belly future, only instead of being a commitment to buy pork, it's a commitment to buy a "basket" of stocks.
In the case of a stock index future, speculatorsbet that a group of stocks is going to go up or down in value.
And yet today's trader has to know precisely how to compare the cost of an ETF to the cost of the underlying basket, all the while needing to understand financing and volatility charges included in the price of a swap transaction and the richness/cheapness of roll risk in the calendar spread on the stock index future.
The Nasdaq Dubai exchange launched the equity index futures on Sunday for the main indexes of Dubai Financial Market and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, a top official said.
Nasdaq Dubai on Sunday launched equity index futures for the main indices of Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), a move expected to give a breakthrough for investors in Middle East capital markets.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 6, 2018-Intercontinental Exchange declares record trading week for NYSE FANG+ Index Futures contract