What is Future Trading?

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MAR,2018

A Future trading is nothing but, it is an agreement to buy or sell and asset or underlying commodity at a future date at an agreed-upon price determined in the open market on futures trading exchanges.

For example, airline companies may purchase oil futures to lock in a price in which they purchase their fuel. Farmers may sell corn futures to lock in a price in which they can sell their crop.

Futures are classified three varieties like Indices, Agricultural commodities and Energy.

For Examples

Indices are

Ticker Description
#DJ30 Dow Jones 30 Index Futures
#EUR50 Eurostoxx 50 Index Futures
#FRA40 Cac 40 Index Futures
#GER30 Germany 30 (DAX) Index Futures
#JPN225 Nikkei 225 Index Futures
#NAS100 Nasdaq 100 Index Futures
#S&P500 S&P500 Index Futures
#SWI20 Swiss 20 (FSMI) Index Futures
#UK100 FTSE100 Index Futures
#US$indx US Dolla

Agricultural Commodities are,

Ticker Description
#Cocoa Cocoa Futures
#Coffee Coffee Futures
#Corn Corn Futures
#Cotton Cotton No.2 Futures
#Soybean Soybean Futures
#Sugar Sugar No.11 Futures
#Wheat Wheat Futures

 

Energies are

Ticker Description
#NatGas US Natural Gas
#UK_Oil UK Brent Oil
#US_Oil US Light, Sweet Crude Oil

 

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