Futures Exchange

A futures exchange or futures market is a central financial exchange where people can trade standardized futures contracts; that is, a contract to buy specific quantities of a commodity or financial instrument at a specified price with delivery set at a specified time in the future. These types of contracts fall into the category of derivatives. Such instruments are priced according to the movement of the underlying asset (stock, physical commodity, index, etc.). The aforementioned category is named "derivatives" because the value of these instruments is derived from another asset class.
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  • Global exchanges in fight for Asia clearing market share

    … financial stability report published by the Reserve Bank of Australia. So far this business has been captured by LCH.Clearnet, with local clearing players and interdealer brokers agreeing that the London-headquartered firm has an "overwhelming share" of the onshore Australian dollar IRS clearing market. Estimates of its dominance range from 90…

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