Spot markets


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Spot markets

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Spot Market

A market in which an asset bought or sold is delivered immediately. To give a basic example, if one buys a stock and it is delivered immediately, one utilizes the spot market. It differs from derivatives markets like futures. Perhaps less commonly, it is called the cash market.
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Asian neighbors in Singapore, Australia, South Korea and India also have detached energy spot markets from their stock exchanges.
The new contracts behind the Spot Spread will expand CME Group's suite of COMEX precious metals contracts, including the global benchmark Gold and Silver futures contracts, and provide customers with exposure to the London spot market by creating two-day futures contracts that will result in delivery of unallocated London gold or silver.
The transition for the ICE Endex Dutch Title Transfer Facility and Belgian Zeebrugge Trading Point (ZTP) spot markets was successfully completed yesterday, April 29, 2014 and involved 50 trading members.
It has long-term sales and production agreements (SPAs) with Qatar for a total of 12 million tons per year (t/y) and in 2011 purchased a further 4 million tons of Qatari LNG on the spot market.
The movements of the prices of spot market have been hugely influenced by the speculation, hedging and arbitrage activity of futures markets.
They deliberately and artificially made the spot market--the most volatile market--the primary market," explains Levin, who later adds, "I call them spot market pagans.
My presentation is a proposal to establish an Asian spot market for crude oil across the Malay Peninsula.
Just as the stock market summarizes many pieces of information about the performance of a company, business-to-business spot markets can provide up-to-date information about the availability of raw materials, the cost of production, and consumer demand for the end product.
In an interview at the sidelines of the House Committee on Energy hearing on two resolutions calling for the deferment of the region's electricity market, Colmenares said he will ask the DOE about the propriety of allowing the spot market to dictate the price of electricity when all it does is raise the cost of electricity.
We think the benchmark can provide an easy-to-use and visible spot market index for your current contract needs," said Ben Brockwell, OPIS Director of Pricing.
electricity spot market and has signed up 12 participants plus a major market maker.
Through the use of electronic commerce, advanced communications and data warehousing technology, CarrierPoint maximizes the Internet to facilitate both contract and spot market shipments and to improve operating efficiencies.