Cash Market

What is Cash Market?

Cash Market meaning The market for the cash commodity (as contrasted to a futures contract) taking the form of: (1) an organized, self-regulated central market (e.g., a commodityexchange); (2) a decentralized over-the-counter market; or (3) a local organization, such as a grain elevator or meat processor, which provides a market for a small region.

 

reference: U.S. COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION – CFTC Glossary