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.
Broken down by asset classes, cash market turnover in equities reached about 103.
The four regulators governing NYSE Euronext's European cash markets - the Belgian Banking, Finance and Insurance Committee, the French AutoritA[c] des MarchA[c]s Financiers, the Netherlands Authority for Financial Markets and the Portuguese Securities Market Commission - along with the UK's Financial Services Authority, which will govern NYSE Euronext London, will send a representative to govern the group's European operations from each domicile on a rotating six-month basis.
Four programs daily (Mon-Fri) for 17 minutes of farm and commodity news; two five-minute general farm news from international, national and regional sources; one program daily featuring research in agriculture; one program daily featuring commodity market news, including daily cash market reports.
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.
Order book turnover in auctions provided 52 percent of the total daily cash market volume on March 17, for example, thanks to the fact that this was a key expiry date for many equity futures contracts.
Over and above the ongoing development of cash markets, with their essential pricing functions, their importance for calculating major indices (such as the DAX index family), this division will expedite the creation of an innovative pre-IPO market and will also be responsible for developing and implementing growth financing instruments.
In 2014, turnover at the cash markets of Deutsche BE[micro]rse stood at 1.