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Open interest

• The total number of derivative contracts traded that not yet been liquidated either by an offsetting derivative transaction or by delivery. Related: liquidation

• Is the amount of open contracts for the futures and options markets. This amount can fluctuate throughout the day and day-by-day. It represents the quantity of contracts which are subject to offset by either liquidation of long positions, covering of short positions or making and taking delivery. Sometimes referred to as commitment or open commitment.

 
 

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 Embedded terms in definition
 Commitment
Delivery
Derivative
Futures
Liquidation
Long position
Long
Offset
Open contracts
Options
Short position
Short
Subject
Taking delivery
 
 Related Terms
 
Accrued interest
Amortizing interest rate swap
Base interest rate
Benchmark interest rate
Capitalized interest
Cash flow after interest and taxes
Compound interest
Compounded interest
Covered interest arbitrage
Earnings before interest and taxes
Effective annual interest rate
Effective interest rate international context
Equilibrium rate of interest
European open market
Federal open market committee
Forward interest rate
Future value interest factor
Future value interest factor for an annuity
Gross interest
Guaranteed investment interest contract
Indication of interest
Interest
Interest calculations and related formulas
Interest compounded annually
Interest compounded continuously
Interest coverage
Interest coverage ratio
Interest coverage test
Interest discounted annually present value of reversion
Interest discounted continuously
Interest equalization tax
Interest equivalent factor
Interest impact on accumulation of 1 per period
Interest impact on instalment to amortize or amortization
Interest impact on present value of ordinary annuity of 1 per period
Interest impact on sinking fund factor
Interest on interest
Interest only
Interest only strip
Interest payments
Interest rate
Interest rate agreement
Interest rate buydowns
Interest rate cap
Interest rate ceiling
Interest rate exposure
Interest rate floor
Interest rate on debt
Interest rate parity theorem
Interest rate risk
Interest rate risk management
Interest rate swap
Interest subsidy
Interest tax shield
Minority interest
Net interest margin
Nominal interest rate
Nominal interest rate international context
Nominal rate of interest
Open account
Open book
Open contracts
Open end fund
Open end investment company
Open end mortgage
Open ended investment company
Open ended management company
Open good til cancelled order
Open market operation
Open market purchase operation
Open market share repurchases
Open order
Open outcry
Open position
Open repo
Present value interest factor
Present value interest factor for an annuity
Rate of interest
Real interest rate
Real rate of interest
Short interest
Simple interest
Spot interest rate
Stated annual interest rate
Swap interest rate
Term structure of interest rates
Term structure of interest rates and volatility
Times interest covered
Times interest earned ratio
True interest cost

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