Rolling of Futures

Definition:

As financial futures have short-term maturities, often 3-9 months, before or at maturity, the future must be sold and a new future (for the same asset but with a new maturity) must be repurchased.

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Official settlements balance (overall balance)

An overall measurement of a country's private financial and economic transactions with the rest of the world.

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