Open contracts

Open contracts

Contracts that have been bought or sold without completion of the transaction by subsequent sale or purchase, or by making or taking actual delivery of the financial instrument or physical commodity.

Open Contracts

Futures, forwards, and other contracts that have not expired. This means that the underlying asset has not changed hands, and the holder of the contract may sell it on the open market.
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The majority of open contracts in the PMEX have already been closed out and sufficient margins in cash are available in respect of open contracts.
The government has extended for one extra year three open contracts for the provision of medical supplies, Which should have expired in 2010, reports Prensalibre.
Another firm, Open Contracts - which is based in Surrey - was also prosecuted following the death of Paul Morrissey more than three years ago.
an alliance of 1,600 not-for-profit hospitals and health care systems, said it will limit the fees it accepts from vendors and will open contracts with more companies.
Anderson said the Lockheed contracts will increase the company's backlog of open contracts to $6.
Heading into today, this option was certainly not very popular, with 278 open contracts in residence.
Northwest has open contracts with all six of its unions.
With these contracts, the company's backlog of open contracts grows to $4.
There are now more than 36,000 open contracts at this strike, easily making it the site of overall heaviest open interest across all call and put strikes.
Coming into today's session, these positions were home to 1,241 and 3,779 open contracts, respectively.
The March strike, meanwhile, has seen more than 27,000 positions trade on this in-the-money put, which this morning was home to fewer than 2,000 open contracts.
Prior to this morning's open, the call strike (which is currently out of the money by about 10 percent) was home to just 9,438 open contracts (enough to make this the site of heaviest open interest in the front-month series).