Call Rule

DEFINITION of 'Call Rule'

A exchange rule whereby the official bidding price for a cash commodity is competitively established at the end of each trading day and held until the opening of the exchange the following trading day.

BREAKING DOWN 'Call Rule'

The call rule attempts to reduce overnight volatility by ensuring commodity prices begin trading near the previous day's closing bid.

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