marking-to-market


marking-to-market
To debit or credit on a daily basis a margin account based on the close of that day's trading session. In this way, buyers an sellers are protected against the possibility of contract default. Chicago Board of Trade glossary
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The process of valuing open positions each evening at closing prices in order to determine that day's unrealised profit or loss. This process is carried out each evening by LCH in order to determine variation margin payments to be made the next business day. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary

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