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Settlement price

A figure determined by the closing range that is used to calculate gains and losses in futures market accounts. Settlement prices are used to determine gains, losses, margin calls, and invoice prices for deliveries. Related: Closing range.

Settlement Price

In futures, the average price at which a futures contract trades on a given day. It is calculated by taking the average of the opening price and the closing price on that day. The settlement price helps a broker determine whether a client's margin account needs to be called, if the price changes too much, and the client holds the contract in question.

settlement price

In futures trading, an official price established at the end of each trading day by using the range of closing prices for a particular contract. This price, similar to the closing price for stock, is used to determine margin requirements and the following day's price limits.
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As NFX continues to grow, it's important that we further develop our capabilities for establishing accurate settlement prices for options on futures in a timely manner," said Magnus Haglind, Vice President and Head of U.
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It is worth mentioning that the settlement prices for most world crude oils during February 2015 witnessed a remarkable upswing compared to the settlement prices in January 2015 due to the push from the US dollar deprecation, as well as the remarkable decline in the number of US oil exploration platforms, which means that the small producers and high cost oilfields have been negatively affected by oil price decline.
This coincides with the settlement prices of the NYMEX light sweet crude oil futures contract and other key energy markets.
The ministry hopes to use the data as settlement prices on the world's first LNG futures market, which is set to open on the Tokyo Commodity Exchange.
In their experimental approach, Wilken, Cornelissen, Backhaus and Schmitz (2010) include 119 student dyads and 41 key account manager dyads to explore the influence of cost information on sales managers' negotiation behavior and negotiation outcomes: Full cost, rather than direct cost information increases sellers' reference prices and leads to increased settlement prices.
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They are not settlement prices - most bets will be settled according to the starting price system, calculated as normal.
The range of potential life settlement prices is limited on the low side by policy cash values and on the high side by return on investment expectations of funding entities.
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