physicals

physicals
physicals phy‧si‧cals [ˈfɪzɪklz] noun [plural] FINANCE
Commodities (= oil, metals, farm products etc) for actual or immediate delivery, rather than futures (= contracts for delivery at a later date):

• physicals-based trading

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physicals UK US /ˈfɪzɪkəlz/ noun [plural]
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET commodities (= substances or products that can be traded such as oil and metals), rather than financial products such as shares or bonds: »

They trade physicals such as agriculture, energy, and metals.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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