futures contract

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Noun1.futures contract - an agreement to buy or sell a specific amount of a commodity or financial instrument at a particular price on a stipulated future date; the contract can be sold before the settlement date
derivative instrument, derivative - a financial instrument whose value is based on another security
stock-index futures - a futures contract based on a stock index; a bet on the future price of the indexed group of stocks
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Trading so far in Micro E-mini equity index futures, which are one-tenth the size of CME Group's long-established E-mini equity index futures contracts, has been impressive for a new futures contract, market professionals said.
Summary: The new listings will complement DME's current suite of products, which includes the flagship Oman Futures contract, along with Dubai and Brent/Dubai futures
Wheat futures contract is a pilot project, which would be carried out in district Sheikhupura, Muridke and adjoining areas, said in a statement issued here by the commission.
The Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX) today announced the launch of an India Silver Quanto futures contract and a mini sized WTI futures contract.
Transaction Premium Platts (25MT) futures contract, which was introduced in April 2012.
DGCX's new polypropylene futures contract, the first in the Mena region, will create a transparent market and new pricing benchmark for the region, said a statement.
Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) on Tuesday announced that it will launch its new plastics futures contract on February 28, 2014.
A futures contract is an agreement between a buyer and seller of an underlying asset in which the buyer agrees to buy and the seller agrees to sell that asset at a price agreed upon now for a future date.
CME Group announced several changes to its soft red winter wheat futures contract Aug.
ISLAMABAD, May 05, 2011 (Frontier Star): The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), as part of its mandate to develop and strengthen the commodities market in Pakistan, has granted approval to the Pakistan Mercantile Exchange Limited (PMEX) for introduction of the futures contract in sugar.
A securities futures contract will generally not be treated as a commodity futures contract for purposes of the Internal Revenue Code (an exception exists for dealer securities futures contracts).
The price of the key June futures contract for 10-year bonds moved little Monday morning on the Tokyo Stock Exchange due to a lack of trading factors, with some overseas financial markets closed for the Easter holiday period.