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Definition of

terminal market


place for trading futures contracts an exchange on which futures contracts or spot deals for commodities are traded

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Definitions of ’terminal market’ and meaning of ’terminal market’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’terminal market’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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