Currency Futures


Currency Futures on CMBC Markets

A currency future contract is a legal agreement between a buyer and a seller to either buy or sell a specific currency at a predetermined future date and price. This financial instrument is often used as a hedge against the exchange rate risk. Most of the currency futures contracts are traded on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (part of the CME Group). The underlying asset for a currency future contract is always a currency exchange rate. For example, Japanese yen currency futures are going to be based on the JPY/USD exchange rate. A currency futures ticker includes an alphanumeric code that represents the currency and expiration date. Utilizing algorithms to track currency pairs. Using in real-time currency data to track, monitor and execute forex.