life of contract

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Life of Contract

The time between the issue of a futures contract or option and its maturity or expiration. A contract may be traded at any point during its life, subject to the rules of the exchange on which it trades.

life of contract

In futures or options trading, the period of time in which trading can occur before the expiration or settlement. In general, a longer life makes an option more valuable.
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Scope of quantity or scope: The need for master~s degree in school leadership will persist throughout the contract life, and it is estimated that 20-40 students will be admitted annually to each academic year in education.
The power purchase agreements in the acquired portfolio have a weighted average remaining contract life of 19 years with a weighted average credit rating of A3/A-.
2 million tons under contract annually, with a weighted average remaining contract life of 4.
It is unclear if Greenberg was eluding to the 7-year contract life in the Crawford deal, which also ties in with the years in the deal offered by the Yankees to Lee, or not.
The contract life of these projects was between 3-5 years, after which the government has no obligation to purchase power from these units, they added.
Despite the threat to attorneys by the automated contract process, today's increasingly competitive global marketplace is ripe for automation to support contract life cycle or Enterprise Contract Management (ECM) in complex transactions.
4 Bcf/d with a weighted average contract life of approximately 9.
With hundreds of companies across 21 industries worldwide, I-many is enabling businesses to manage the entire contract life cycle, from pre-contract processes and contract management to active compliance and contract optimization.
Under the contract the PFI consortium will maintain the hospital for 27 years including all the investment required to maintain the hospital building and infrastructure to keep it at the agreed standard through the contract life.
We provide full service from contract conception to the end of contract life.
An important consideration in the effort to improve cost savings is contract life cycle management.
HMS said it had increased its contract retention rate to 82% for the last three years and lengthened its weighted remaining contract life to 7.