prompt date

The term used on the LME to describe a future's delivery day. LME contracts have daily prompt dates for all business days out to three months, then at less frequent intervals out to 27 months. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary

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   The date on which a commodity must be delivered to fulfil a contract.

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prompt date UK US noun FINANCE
a date for delivery of a commodity (= metal, oil, farm product, etc.) in a futures contract (= agreement to buy and sell a particular product on a particular date in the future at a fixed price): »

The prompt date is the first Wednesday of July.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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