Cash markets


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Cash markets

Also called spot markets, these are markets that involve the immediate delivery of a security or instrument. Related: Derivative markets.

Spot Market

A market in which an asset bought or sold is delivered immediately. To give a basic example, if one buys a stock and it is delivered immediately, one utilizes the spot market. It differs from derivatives markets like futures. Perhaps less commonly, it is called the cash market.
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The company had argued that it would be impossible to conclude that IBP's purchase of cattle through marketing agreements and forward contracts depressed prices in the cash market.
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Before the October 1987 crash, the maintenance margin in the cash market was adequate to cover 98 percent of likely price changes based on prices from January 1986 through April 1988.
Further details are available online in Deutsche BE[micro]rse s cash market statistics.
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This is crucial, Horsager pointed out, because futures contract prices must closely track the cash market they represent if they are to be an effective risk management tool.
The November 2001 study concludes that "Cash-settled MGEX corn and soybean futures will be a highly effective hedging instrument" due to the predicted high correlation with the respective cash markets.
Fitch also notes the potential for high yield CDS pricing to diverge from the cash markets during periods of stress, given the absence of restructuring language.
Refco Marche Monitaire is part of this network of subsidiaries actively engaged in the brokering of cash markets to the Group's institutional client base.
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CME Chairman Jack Sandner said the board proposed the afternoon session because of interest from market users and CME member firms who already conduct currency and interest rate product transactions during the late afternoon hours of the North American trading day, either in the cash markets or in the EFP (Exchange for Physical) market.