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futures market,

a commodity exchange where contracts for the future delivery of grain, livestock, and precious metals are bought and sold. Speculation in futures serves to protect both the developers and the users of the commodities from unfavorable and unpredictable price fluctuations. The U.S. futures market now includes Treasury bills and government guaranteed mortgages, or Ginnie Maes, thereby allowing speculation on changes in future interest rates. See commodity marketcommodity market,
organized traders' exchange in which standardized, graded products are bought and sold. Worldwide, there are more than 20 major commodity exchanges and many smaller ones that trade commodities, ranging from grains and beans, coffee, tea, and cocoa, and cotton
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'The objective of these changes is to bring efficiency, enhance transparency, prevent unfair trade practices and align Pakistan's commodity futures market with international best practices,' the report added.
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More than 2.5 million contracts have been traded on Nasdaq Dubai's futures market in single stock contracts, with a total value of more than 500 AED million.
The addition of contracts on GFH's shares were added to the futures market, which was established in September 2016, as a result of Nasdaq Dubai's development strategy, which aims to add further depth and breadth to the futures market as it works to provide derivatives trading opportunities in regional assets.
CEO Hisham Alrayes said: "We are pleased to see GFH's shares included alongside the UAE's leading listed companies on Nasdaq Dubai's equity futures market. Its shares continue to be among the most actively traded on the DFM and GFH is the first non-UAE based company to be listed on Nasdaq Dubai futures market."
Brokers are well versed on the news concerning Bitcoin Futures and have a vast number of years of experience with all futures markets. Cannon Trading stay diverse with the platforms and market access and data provided to clients to stay on top of the continued growth of new products in the futures markets.
For a futures market to function efficiently, market makers are required.
"The gold futures market is nothing special and you see the same dealing strategies as in all other futures markets.
According to Reuters, police raided the trading desk of Argentina's central bank on Tuesday after a prosecutor said that the bank was looking to sell US dollar reserves at a lower rate than the international futures market.
Before 2005, the US oil futures market traded in backwardation about two-thirds of the time, and contango around one-third of the time.
The Bill contains dedicated provisions to cater for all aspects of the futures market in detail and is based on international best practices to allow for fair, transparent and efficient futures markets in Pakistan.