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MAXIMUM PRICE FLUCTUATION Definition & Legal Meaning

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Without triggering a trading halt this is the largest amount a futures contract can move in a single trading session. Individual commodities and financial instruments have varied maximum price fluctuations. It is measured from the previous day’s close. Maximum price fluctuations typically are not applied to the nearest delivery month. Also known as a limit move. Refer to Circuit Breaker.


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