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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Additionally, the growth of volume and open interest of the HRSW futures contract over the last several years supports inclusion in the RICI.
The PMEX wheat futures contract has been modelled in such a way that it would provide the processors an opportunity to procure good quality wheat.
The Aluminum Japan Premium (Platts) futures contract is 25 metric tonnes in size and is cash-settled referencing the Platts CIF Japan Spot Premium for Aluminum, which is published daily in real-time service Platts Metals Alert and in Platts Metals Daily.
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.
International Resource News-March 19, 2014--CME to introduce North American physically delivered Aluminium futures contracts
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.
The Mini Contract is only Rs200,000 per lot and is expected to expand the already record performing INR Futures Contract.
As a part of our regular and ongoing contract review process, and working together with a broad cross section of industry participants, we have identified several wheat futures contract modifications to ensure the contract continues to meet customer trading and risk management needs," said Tim Andriesen, managing director for agricultural commodities and alternative investments at CME.
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).
Brent front month (Platts) swap futures contract will be listed for three consecutive months; the Argus biodiesel RME Barges Rotterdam swap futures contract will be listed for 24 consecutive months; and the Group Three contracts will be listed for 36 consecutive months.
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.