currency futures

/'kʌrənsi ˌfju:tʃəz/ plural noun
purchases of foreign currency for delivery at a future date

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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  • futures contract — A present right to receive at a future date a specific quantity of a given commodity for a fixed price. Clayton Brokerage Co. of St. Louis, Inc. v. Mouer, Tex.Civ.App., 520 S.W.2d 802, 804. Commodity futures contracts?? are commitments to buy or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Futures Exchange — Traditionally, a term referring to a central marketplace where futures contracts and options on futures contracts are traded. More recently, with the growth in electronic trading, it is also used to describe the activity of futures trading itself …   Investment dictionary

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