freight derivatives


Contracts based on the future price for renting freight containers. These futures, options, and swaps are primarily used to manage risks associated with moving freight by those who handle the containers. This would include ship owners, operators, trading companies, oil companies, and grain houses. Recently, financial institutions such as banks and hedge funds have entered the market.
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