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Futures Contract

A legally binding agreement, made on the trading floor of a futures exchange, to buy or sell a commodity or financial instrument sometime in the future. Futures contracts are standardized according to the quality, quantity, and delivery time and location for each commodity. The only variable is price, which is discovered on an exchange trading floor.

News On Futures Contract
Lead futures slip on profit-booking

19-10-2018| Source:PTI

At the Multi Commodity exchange, lead for delivery in the current month contracts was trading 35 paise down, or 0.24 per cent, at Rs 146.40 per kg in a business turnover of 231 lots.

Gold futures fall 0.19% on weak global cues

17-10-2018| Source:PTI

The precious metal to be delivered in November contracts also fell by Rs 60, or 0.19 per cent, to quote at Rs 31,641 per ten gram with a business volume of 23,444 lots.

Crude oil futures up 0.11% on Asian cues

17-10-2018| Source:PTI

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude oil for delivery in October contracts rose by Rs 6, or 0.11 per cent to Rs 5,288 per barrel in a business turnover of 8,340 lots.

Copper futures edge up on spot demand

15-10-2018| Source:PTI

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, copper for delivery in November contracts traded higher by Rs 1.15, or 0.25 per cent, to Rs 460.70 per kg in a business turnover of 81 lots.

Crude oil futures climb 1.62% on Asian cues

15-10-2018| Source:PTI

At the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude oil for delivery in November contracts was trading notably higher by Rs 85, or 1.62 per cent, to Rs 5,333 per barrel in a business turnover of 256 lots.

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