- a market in which commodities, as grain, gold, or crude oil, are dealt in for cash and immediate delivery (distinguished from futures market).
Origin of spot market
First recorded in 1935–40
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- commerce a market in which commodities, currencies, or securities are traded for immediate deliveryCompare forward market
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