spot month

Spot month

The nearest delivery month on a futures contract.

Nearby Month

Among several different futures contracts or options, describing the one with the shortest maturity. For example, given three futures contracts, one expiring in March, one in June, and one in September, the nearby month contract is the one expiring in March. It is also called the spot month. See also: Most distant futures contract.

spot month

The nearest month in which a currently traded futures contract is due for delivery.
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The exchange also rolled out the dynamic price banding mechanism designed to stabilize price fluctuations applicable to the spot month and next calendar month contracts of TAIEX and mini-TAIEX, and that is set to expand to other stock index futures in 2018.
The limits will apply from 3 January 2018 to positions held in the Spot Month and the Other Months' periods for each commodity derivative.
Dodd-Frank empowers the CFTC to establish limits on the number of positions one trader may hold in the spot month, all other months, and the aggregate number of positions one trader may hold in all months on exempt and agricultural products.
As a result of the reduced North Sea production, the Brent crude spot month premium over WTI crude has widened to $20 and the spread between the first over the second Brent futures contract has moved from a discount to a premium of 1.
56) The spot month contract is the contract nearest to expiry,
Ethanol futures on the Chicago Board of Trade were flat to slightly higher, with the spot month up 0.
The proposals would limit positions in the spot month of derivatives markets such as crude oil futures to 25 percent of deliverable supply, and limit open interest held by any party to less than 10 percent of forward futures months in most cases.
These would limit positions in spot month of derivatives markets such as crude oil futures to 25 per cent of deliverable supply, and limit open interest held by any party to less than 10 per cent of forward futures months in most cases.
The premium paid for the best lots of the double-A grade then was greater than the current total value of the spot month - for the time being, at least, it might be said that Kenya coffees are trading according to their own rules of supply and demand and paying only mild obeisance to the coffee market in general.
Speculative Position Limits: 600 contracts all months combined; 300 contracts any single month; 150 contracts spot month as of the business day preceding first notice day.
Historically short form, clip-length video has ruled streaming on the Web--as demonstrated by YouTube's top spot month after month.
At this writing, roasters are still not well covered on the spot month much less for the fall quarter.