Spot price

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Spot price

The current market price of the actual physical commodity. Also called cash price. Current delivery price of a commodity traded in the spot market, in which goods are sold for cash and delivered immediately. Antithesis of futures 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.

spot price

Spot price.

The spot, or cash, price is the price of commodities and foreign currencies that are being sold for immediate delivery with payment in cash.

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Thus, the RES, by lowering equilibrium spot price level, will squeeze peak load power plants out of the market due to their comparatively higher variable costs.
The average spot price for American WTS crude oil amounted to $28.
Japan's Ministry of Economy Trade & Industry (METI) is involved in this, having recently begun issuing releases about the average spot prices of LNG based on actual transactions made; and this has helped reduce spot prices for supplies reaching Japan.
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.
OUT OF THE MONEY (OTM) OPTION: An OTM call option is one where the strike price is more than the spot price.
The intrinsic value of a put option is the maximum of zero and the difference between the strike price and spot price, that is, Max ( 0, St- Sp).
11) The spot price p of electricity evolves according to the diffusion process
The most important factor determining fuel prices in Europe is the Rotterdam spot price.
commercial crude stock levels from January 1986 through December 2006 with the spot price of WTI [West Texas Intermediate, an oil pricing benchmark], which trades on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Nine daily spot price series from the seven major diesel supply points in the mainland U.
The magazine says the spot price for bottle-grade virgin PET increased 18 cents per pound to 95 cents following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, helping to boost the yearly average price for the material to 85 cents per pound in 2005 compared to 69 cents per pound in 2004.
During the same period, the spot price of a barrel of oil has increased from around $25 to more than $60.