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futures market

noun [C]
 
 
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
( also futures exchange) a market where futures and options are traded: Financial futures markets are already betting on an imminent rate rise.
the activity of trading futures: The growth of the futures market has changed the nature of supply problems.
(Definition of futures market from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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