Comparison of an open position on the futures market with the current market price. – Open forward positions are continuously compared by banks or stockbrokers with the current market price in order to – collect any additional claims from the customer or – credit any surpluses to the customer. – The tax authorities use this procedure in accordance with internal instructions to determine the taxpayer’s profits or losses. – See margin call, mark-to-market approach, margin call.
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