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Forward market

A market in which participants agree to trade some commodity, security, or foreign exchange at a fixed price for future delivery.
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Forward Market

The trading of forward contracts between investors. Because forward contracts are not standardized and are traded over-the-counter, the forward market is relatively informal compared to the futures market.
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