Test your knowledge: Trading - Basic level

Test your knowledge about trading
Knowledge related to Front Office activities not only relevant for traders, but supporting staff must also understand the business to excel.
At this basic level your knowledge is tested with respect to terminology, theory and facts.

An auction involves:



Where can market participants execute orders?



What is variation margin?



What is NOT stated in the contract specifications of an exchange-traded futures contract?



The market depth shows insight in:



What product is traded in barrels?



What fee is not necessarily paid when trading at an exchange platform?



What is a brokerage firm?



Company A buys a commodity future with a maturity of 12 months at $40.00. A day later the future trades at $43.00. How much additional initial margin does A have to deposit?



What is the primary role of ThomsonReuters?