Glossary

Updated 1 April 2019

This glossary offers definitions of technical terms commonly used in the BIS Quarterly Review.

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commodity forward

Contract between two parties to purchase or sell a commodity or commodity index at an agreed price on a future date.

Updated: 11 Dec 2016
commodity forward

Contract between two parties to purchase or sell a commodity or commodity index at an agreed price on a future date.

Updated: 11 Dec 2016