Cash market

Cash market

A market segment of a stock exchange in which the settlement of a transaction – i. e. delivery, taking delivery, and payment – must take place within a short time after the transaction has been concluded.

In Germany, the settlement period is two trading days. Cash market transactions on FWB® Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse are settled both on the floor and in the Xetra electronic trading system.

Synonym: spot market