Our specification of the price at which a contract expires.
A market distinguished by declining prices.
This is the price at which you can sell. It is always the lower of the two prices quoted and is called the bid.
The bond market is where participants buy and sell debt securities. UK Gilts, German Bunds and US Treasuries are all Bonds. We quote prices derived from the underlying futures markets of the relevant contracts.
A market distinguished by rising prices.
Buying means you have gone long in anticipation of a market rising. You would also make a buy to close out an existing sell (short) position.
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