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account

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

(Equities; UK).

The name given to the London Stock Exchange old method of settlement based on a number of accounting periods for the settlement of transactions. The year was...

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account day

Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services.

Formerly, the day on which all transactions made during the previous account on the London Stock Exchange were settled. Since the account system was abandoned in 1996, transactions have to...

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backwardation

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

A situation in which the futures price (or forward price) of a commodity is lower than the spot price. See also contango; forward and futures.

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basis

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

1 (Futures) The difference in price between the price of the underlying asset and its futures price (cf. convergence). In a contango market where the futures prices are higher...

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cash and new

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

On the London Stock Exchange when securities that have been purchased (sold) during the account period are sold (purchased) free of commission at the end of the account and then ...

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convenience yield

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

The price that users of a commodity are willing to pay rather than suffer from future shortages.

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discount market

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

In the UK, the part of the money market consisting of banks, discount houses, and bill brokers. By borrowing money at short notice from commercial banks or discount houses, bill brokers are...

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fair value of a future

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

The value of a futures contract implied by the cost of carry and other costs associated with holding or deferring purchase of the underlying. It can be considered the equivalent ...

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flat-rate forward

Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services.

(Commodities).

A series of forward contracts which have the same differential between the spot and the forward rate. Also known as an advanced premium forward or a stabilized...

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for the account

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

(Equities; UK).

Type of transaction formerly possible on the London Stock Exchange (ISE) when it operated the settlement on the basis of accounts aimed at buying (selling) and...

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