London Metal Exchange
London Metal ExchangeAn international market, located in London, for the trading of non-ferrous metals, namely copper, primary aluminium, aluminium alloy, lead, nickel, tin and zinc, primarily for industrial use. Its prime function is hedging with 70-80% of turnover originating from trade clients. Other dealings include futures and options contracts and arbitrage trading. The London Clearing House (LCH) acts as guarantor to trades conducted between Clearing Members. The LME is a Recognised Investment Exchange (RIE), regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA).
Gold exchange standardGold exchange standard
A fixed exchange rate system adopted in the Bretton Woods agreement. It required the U.S. to peg the dollar to gold and other countries to peg their currencies to the dollar.
Trade-weighted exchange rateTrade-weighted exchange rate
The weighted average of a country's bilateral exchange rates using bilateral trade -- exports plus imports -- as weights. Also called an effective exchange rate.
Securities and commodities exchangesSecurities and commodities exchanges
Exchanges on which securities, options, and futures contracts are traded by members for their own accounts and for the accounts of customers.
Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX)Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX)
A leading futures and options exchange in Singapore.
Forward exchange rateForward exchange rate
Exchange rate fixed today for exchanging currency at some future date.
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exchange for physicals
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American Stock Exchange
Foreign exchange market
Exchange Rate Mechanism
Exchange rate exposure
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Real exchange rate
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London Commodity Exchange
Stock Exchange Automated Trading System PLUS
Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)
Foreign exchange risk
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