futures contract

futures contract (plural futures contracts)

  1. (finance) A standardized contract, traded on a futures exchange, to buy or sell a standardized quantity of a specified commodity (or financial instrument) of standardized quality at a certain date in the future, at a price (the futures price).
Synonyms Translations
  • French: contrat à terme
  • German: Futures-Kontrakt, Terminkontrakt, Future
  • Russian: фью́черсный контра́кт
  • Spanish: contrato de futuros

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