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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Gold/Silver Ratio futures will be 500 index points in size and reference the ratio of the COMEX Gold and Silver futures price for each day of the contract month.
Given the intimate relationship between supply, demand, inventories and forward prices, the shape of the futures price curve is closely monitored by professional traders.
As a new product in an emerging market, Chinese stock index futures have attracted a variety of investor types, and their different investment strategies also have a great impact on stock index futures price fluctuations in different time scales.
Cote d'Ivoire's cocoa futures price at Monday's auction recorded a rise while coffee went down, according to figures released by the Coffee-Cocoa Council.
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.
Futures price is the price that is agreed today but will be used for settlement at maturity.
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.