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forward market

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(Economics) a market in which contracts are made to buy or sell currencies, commodities, etc, at some future date at a price fixed at the date of the contract. Compare spot market
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Noun1.forward market - a commodity exchange where futures contracts are traded
commodities exchange, commodities market, commodity exchange - an exchange for buying and selling commodities for future delivery
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The risk of fund outflows from the region has helped to push the currencies of Gulf Arab countries down slightly against the US dollar in the forward market this week.
Also, speculative activity in the Fx forward market as offshore accounts buy USD forward against SAR could impact Fx reserves.
Al-Mubarak said in a statement: "We have observed recently volatility in the dollar/riyal forward market due to the mispricing linked to market operators' misperception about Saudi Arabia's overall economic backdrop.
Al-Mubarak said in a statement today, ''We have observed recently volatility in the USD/SAR forward market due to the mispricing linked to market operators' misperception about the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's overall economic backdrop.
Forward Market Media, the company behind TeamTix, said it is opening a forward market that ensures individuals they will get to the stadium on game day in an unforgettable way if their team qualifies for the first-ever College Football Playoff games.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 17, 2014-FMM opens forward market for College Football Playoff games
These prices will be published daily in two one-hour windows, giving independent suppliers and generators the opportunity to buy power more effectively in the forward market.
Gibson added that "the Freight Forward market expects TD5 earnings for 2013 to be around $8,250/day.
Recent forward market prices indicate that New England's high natural gas prices could persist and rival northwestern European prices, which could lead to an increase in LNG imports.
The company attributed the decrease to the contracted forward market prices and to losses in spot market prices.
The investors typically do not cover the transaction by selling the projected foreign-currency payout in the forward market, which would lock in a known return in dollars.
With such controls imposed by domestic financial regulators, the onshore forward market for non-domestic players, private companies and investors investing in these economies is non-existent leading to the felt need of these entities for alternative avenues to hedge their exposure to such currencies.

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