Stock market index future

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In finance, a stock market index future is a cash-settled futures contract on the value of a particular stock market index, such as the S&P 500. The turnover for the global market in exchange-traded equity index futures is notionally valued, for 2008, by the Bank for International Settlements at USD 130 trillion. Uses Stock index futures are used for hedging, trading, and investments. Index futures are also used as leading indicators to… Read More