commodity exchange

commodity exchange
An exchange that lists designated futures contracts for the trading of various types of derivative products and allows use of its facilities by traders. Must comply with rules set forth by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ( CFTC). Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary

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commodity exchange UK US noun [C] (also commodities exchange)
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a place where large quantities of substances or products such as oil, metals, grain, coffee, etc., are traded: »

At least three commodity exchanges cancelled their morning trading sessions.


the New York/Tokyo/London Commodity Exchange

See also COMMODITY MARKET(Cf. ↑commodity market)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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