futures contract

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an agreement to buy or sell a specific amount of a commodity or financial instrument at a particular price on a stipulated future date

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Beside the gold contract, it will also launch a mini ICE Brent Crude futures contract, Chinese No.
As this market continues to expand, our new iron ore futures contract will improve price discovery and further extend our iron ore suite to meet the growing industry demands to effectively manage their price exposure.
The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) today announced the launch of two new pairs of Mini Indian Rupee (INR) futures contracts denominated in British Pound (INRGBP) and Euro (INREUR) respectively.
We believe our plastics futures contract will be a key risk management tool for all participants in the plastics supply chain, including producers, traders, convertors and end-users.
The listing of our polypropylene futures contract will fill this gap.
We believe this is the opportune time to launch our plastic futures contract in the region, allowing market participants in the plastics supply chain, including producers, traders, convertors and end-users to hedge their polymer price risk.
Dubai: Energy and gold futures contracts on the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) have seen an upsurge in trading volumes in April, with the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures trading platform at the DGCX recording its highest ever trading volumes this week.
CME Group, the world's largest and most diverse derivatives exchange, today announced 14 new petroleum swap futures contracts, scheduled to begin trading on March 22 for trade date March 23.
Summary: The Dubai Mercantile Exchange Limited (DME) announced today that more than 500,000 lots of its benchmark DME Oman Crude Oil Futures Contract have traded since the launch of the Middle East's premier energy futures and commodities exchange on 1 June 2007.
DUBAI: Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX) yesterday announced changes to its Indian rupee futures contract.
It will be in addition to its benchmark DME Oman Crude Oil Futures Contract.
This follows the successful launch of the Exchange's benchmark Oman crude oil futures contract last year amid record volumes and open interest last month.
Analysts say energy futures contracts sometimes take a while to develop liquidity and a fuel oil futures contract launched in Singapore in September has not traded yet.
Meanwhile, the London Metal Exchange (LME) August short-term futures contract for butene LLDPE for blown film (55.
86 a barrel, the last day of the September futures contract.