Settlement price

Definition:

A figure determined by the closing range that is used to calculate gains and losses in futures market accounts. Settlement prices are used to determine gains, losses, margin calls, and invoice prices for deliveries. Related: Closing range.

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A single price auction exchange for equity trading that allows anonymous buyers and sellers to trade at low transaction costs.

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