Forward Price


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Forward Price

The agreed upon price of the underlying asset in a forward contract. When a forward contract is made, the parties agree to buy/sell the underlying at a certain point in the future at a certain price. The price is negotiated directly between the parties, unlike a futures contract, which trades on an exchange. Partly because there is little secondary market for forward contracts, determining the forward price is a zero-sum game: one party will gain on the contract and one will lose.
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With the spot price having now moved above the five-year forward price, one could conclude that a trend change is underway.
The forward price case requires the introduction of a component which could be able to reflect the fact that the forward price depends also on the time to maturity.
Both mean and median spot prices are calculated for a 24 hour period except from 18:00 to 21:00, when they are lower than the mean of forward prices. The relationship between spot and forward price behaviour shows that the spot price in a daily pattern is volatile and the forward price is smooth.
In this note, contrary to the traditional models, we show the hedge position is independent of the forward price market structure.
Norway is a major supplier to the UK and the forward price for delivery here this winter rose to 104p per therm from 90.75p.
"The board is clear in current circumstances such proposals do not represent value for shareholders as they fail to take proper account of the forward price of electricity and the value of the company's sites and people in the new nuclear build," British Energy said.
The airline said the forward price for jet fuel this summer was currently over USD$1,000 per tonne, and at that level its fuel costs would rise by GBP45 million pounds (USD$90.6 million) in the second half despite 40 percent of its fuel needs being hedged at USD$750 per ton.
For illustration, I show in Figure 3 the forward price curve of oil on January 1, 2003.
For example, if a taxpayer physically settled a forward contract on stock by delivering stock to the counterparty in exchange for the forward contract price, the taxpayer was treated as simply selling the stock for the forward price without realizing gain or loss on the forward contract itself, notwithstanding that the contract was a separate property right that may have had built-in economic gain or loss.
When a company repurchases shares through a forward contract, no cash will have to be paid at the time of the initiation of the contract, and if the company made the right bet (stock price is above the forward price at maturity), they will receive cash.
Analysts are forecasting full-year profits of pounds 160m, putting the shares at 388.5p on a lowly forward price earnings multiple of 13.
has added currency option trading from GFInet's FEN ICS product, a move that Currenex says will "deepen its market information, research and analytics by making available to its members FENICS' FX option price analysis and data." Currenex subscribers can also sub scribe to premium FENICS services, including the ability to price exotic options and use third-party mathematical models, as well as near-time volatility, spot and forward price feeds.