Futures price

Futures price

The price at which parties to a futures contract agree to transact upon the settlement date.

Futures Price

The price on a futures contract. For example, if an investor enters a futures contract to sell a certain number of barrels of oil in six months for $90 per barrel, the futures price is $90.
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Given China's critical role in world soybean supply and demand, the DCE has grown into the largest NGM soybean futures market in the world; its soybean futures price is one of the leading indicator prices in world soybean markets.
May futures price for New York Western Texas light oil closed at US$103.
Summary: US dollar slides at the end of the NY trading session on Lehman failure and as futures price in Fed rate cut on Tuesday.
9 yen per liter from November as the benchmark crude oil futures price has remained above $90 per barrel, close to a record high.
Speculators provide this insurance and buy futures, but they demand a futures price that is below the spot price expected to prevail at the maturity of the futures contract.
This seems to be the case for the two-month futures contract because the futures price tracks the one-month-ahead spot price of oil closely.
This means that whenever the closing futures price goes up or down, the gain is credited to--or the loss is debited from--the appropriate party's margin account.
A procedure is used to unbundle the unobservable option values imbedded in the actual futures price and impute a theoretical true futures price.
Currency movements and speculative activities heavily influenced the futures price increase in the Japanese market.
For example, that $1,360 Petrus had an initial futures price of $63 a bottle, or $756 a case.
In this model, the futures price, F, with maturity, T, for a spot price, S, is given by:
Irwin (1990) suggests it would be a "particularly interesting question whether the introduction of option trading has a perceptible impact on the efficiency of cash and futures price movements.