Meaning of futures market in English:

futures market


  • A market in which futures contracts are bought and sold.

    ‘investors poured money into the energy futures markets’
    • ‘There are many reasons to use a hedging strategy in the forex futures market.’
    • ‘In the wee hours of the following morning the stock index futures markets began to rally sharply.’
    • ‘We know of recent tumult in the Treasury futures market.’
    • ‘Grain marketers traditionally use the futures market to protect themselves against major price movement.’
    • ‘There is a huge battle going on in the gold futures market between the shorts and longs.’