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Cash price

Applies to derivative products. See: Spot price.

Cash Price

On an exchange, the price of a security or commodity at the present moment. If one buys or sells a security or commodity, one pays the cash price. The cash price contrasts with the futures price. It is also called the current price and the spot price. See also: Spot rate.

cash price

A price quotation in a cash market. In securities trading, a cash price distinguishes a transaction as being other than a regular five-day delivery, a difference that may be sought for tax or dividend reasons. In commodities trading, a cash price implies immediate or nearly immediate delivery as opposed to settlement in a specified future month. Also called spot price.
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The ICIS Japan front-month spot price was assessed on Wednesday at its lowest level since June 2010, at $6.
At the end of March, Asian spot prices were running around $15.
Figure 16 demonstrates that the market expects the UK NBP spot price to remain relatively low, reflecting poor demand on the back of the eurozone crisis.
Yes, that means we may look like we're paying more today than spot prices, but EWEB is well positioned to avoid a price roller-coaster when spot prices turn around - and they will.
were predicts that June spot prices could be around $22/ton cheaper than its forecast for contract prices in July-September.
For example, if prices are rapidly mean reverting, the current spot price has only a small impact on the distribution of future spot prices, and it therefore has little impact on the value of the empty lake; if spot prices revert to their long-run level more slowly, the value of the empty lake will be more responsive to changes in the spot price.
One bit of evidence is the preponderance of backwardation: The oil market shows backwardation, with spot prices exceeding futures prices, 70 percent of the time.
There has been a rapid increase in spot prices, so much that the retail price hasn't caught up,'' said Doug McIntyre, senior oil market analyst for the EIA.
Futures prices are statistically correlated with the spot prices that they presumably predict, but none of these correlations is substantially higher than the correlation between current and future spot prices.
The Energy Information Administration (EIA) has previously studied the relationships between wholesale and retail markets for gasoline, and found that changes in spot prices can be used to forecast subsequent changes in retail prices.