Spot markets

Related: cash markets

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Spot market — The spot market or cash market is a commodities or securities market in which goods are sold for cash and delivered immediately. Contracts bought and sold on these markets are immediately effective. Spot markets can operate wherever the… …   Wikipedia

  • spot market — Market for the purchase or sale of financial instruments, commodities, or other assets for cash settlement and immediate, as opposed to future, delivery. Also called the cash market. American Banker Glossary The market in which cash transactions… …   Financial and business terms

  • spot market — / spɒt ˌmɑ:kɪt/ noun the market for buying oil for immediate delivery ▪▪▪ ‘…with most of the world’s oil now traded on spot markets, Opec’s official prices are much less significant than they once were’ [Economist] …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • spot market — / spɒt ˌmɑ:kɪt/ noun the market for buying oil for immediate delivery ▪▪▪ ‘…with most of the world’s oil now traded on spot markets, Opec’s official prices are much less significant than they once were’ [Economist] …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • Spot-future parity — (or spot futures parity) is a parity condition that should theoretically hold, or opportunities for arbitrage exist. Spot future parity is an application of the law of one price. In plain English, if I can purchase a good today for price S and… …   Wikipedia

  • spot — Usually refers to a cash market price for a physical commodity that is available for immediate delivery. Chicago Board of Trade glossary The market in which commodities are available for immediate delivery. It also refers to the cash market price …   Financial and business terms

  • Spot Market — 1. A commodities or securities market in which goods are sold for cash and delivered immediately. Contracts bought and sold on these markets are immediately effective. 2. A futures transaction for which commodities can be reasonably expected to… …   Investment dictionary

  • spot market — n. the open market where deals are made on the spot. (Securities markets.) □ Oil reached nearly twenty five dollars a barrel on the spot market. □ Gold prices on the spot market finally reached $600 per ounce and then promptly collapsed …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Incomplete markets — The Theory of Incomplete Markets is an extension of the general equilibrium approach to intertemporal economies with uncertainty, where the set of available contracts which can be used to transfer wealth across time is limited relative to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Cash markets — Also called spot markets, these are markets that involve the immediate delivery of a security or instrument. Related: derivative markets. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * *    A generic term used to describe markets in underlying… …   Financial and business terms

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