Entry from British & World English dictionary
Contracts to buy a range of shares at an agreed price but delivered and paid for later.
- In Osaka, the near-term December Nikkei 225 index futures contract dropped 150 points to 10,450.
- Are index futures such as the S & P 500 or Nasdaq 100 exchange-traded funds up or down in pre-market?
- They're already offered at nine exchanges around the world, yet together they account for only 1% of the total trading volume of the index futures market.
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