Futures price

The price at which the parties to a futures contract agree to transact on the settlement date. The New York Times Financial Glossary

* * *


Financial and business terms. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • futures price — The price at which parties to a futures contract agree to transact upon the settlement date. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary The price of a given commodity contract. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary * * * futures price futures price ➔ price1 …   Financial and business terms

  • adjusted futures price — The cash price equivalent reflected in the current futures price. This is calculated by taking the futures price times the conversion factor for the particular financial instrument ( e.g., bond or note) being delivered. Chicago Board of Trade… …   Financial and business terms

  • Theoretical futures price — Also called the fair price, the equilibrium futures price. The New York Times Financial Glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • theoretical futures price — The equilibrium futures price. Also called the fair price. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • adjusted futures price — Fin the current value of a futures contract to buy a commodity at a fixed future date …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • Futures contract — Financial markets Public market Exchange Securities Bond market Fixed income Corporate bond Government bond Municipal bond …   Wikipedia

  • futures — Commercial contracts calling for the purchase or sale of specified quantities of a good at specified future dates. The good in question may be grain, livestock, precious metals, or financial instruments such as treasury bills. Up until the time… …   Universalium

  • Price of petroleum — This article is about the price of crude oil. For information about derivative motor fuels, see gasoline and diesel usage and pricing. For detailed history of price movements since 2003, see 2003 to 2011 world oil market chronology. Brent barrel… …   Wikipedia

  • futures — Contracts for the sale/purchase of a specified quantity of a financial instrument, currency, or commodity at an agreed upon price on a given future date. First developed for agricultural commodities, actively traded futures are available for… …   Financial and business terms

  • Futures — A term used to designate all contracts covering the sale of financial instruments or physical commodities for future delivery on a commodity exchange. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * futures fu‧tures [ˈfjuːtʆəz ǁ ərz] noun [plural]… …   Financial and business terms

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.