stock-index futures


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a futures contract based on a stock index

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While we continue to believe that the SROs should play a lead role in structuring margin policy, the Board believes that federal oversight is important to ensure that margins on stocks and stock-index futures are adequate to protect against a wide range of conditions.
The need for federal regulation of margins on stock-index futures has become clearer in recent years, especially in light of behavior during periods of market stress.
Indeed, the margins applied against stock-index futures are only one part of the total amount of margin held to protect the integrity of the clearing organizations and member firms.
When you are at a limit, it does calm things down,'' said Robert Ray, who supervises stock-index futures trading for Dean Witter Reynolds at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
So it appears, traders said privately, that some of those money managers began selling contracts on stock-index futures instead to try to protect themselves from further losses on their portfolios.
Coverage includes news of and affecting grains, oilseeds, coffee, cocoa, sugar, citrus, livestock & meat, cotton, lumber, pulp & paper, metals, oil, interest and foreign exchange rates and stock-index futures.
Brokers said investors refrained from further buying ahead of Friday's special quotation (SQ) fixing for settling June stock-index futures and options contracts.
Trading was heavy, mainly due to the day's special quotation fixing for settling March stock-index futures and options contracts.
A majority of the deals Friday involved trading linked to special quotation fixing for settling September stock-index futures and option contracts.
Also chilling the market was selling of major issues in connection with the day's special quotation fixing for settling September stock-index futures and option contracts.
Japan summit meeting in New York and Friday's special quotation fixing for September stock-index futures and option contracts.
79 billion yen, as a result of losses in stock-index futures trading at the parent company, it said.