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MetaTrader5 | MT5 | How To Roll Contracts Forward

Rolling a forward contract

Roll forward refers to extending the expiration or maturity of an option, futures contract or forward by closing the initial contract and opening a new longer-term contract for the same underlying asset at the then-current market price.

What is a roll over contract?

A: Traders roll over futures contracts to switch from the front month contract that is close to expiration to another contract in a further-out month. Futures contracts have expiration dates as opposed to stocks that trade in perpetuity.Jul 30, 2015
What does it mean to roll forward?
Roll forward refers to extending the expiration or maturity of an option, futures contract or forward by closing the initial contract and opening a new longer-term contract for the same underlying asset at the then-current market price.

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What does it mean to roll a futures contract?

Traders roll over futures contracts to switch from the front month contract that is close to expiration to another contract in a further-out month. 
Futures contracts have expiration dates as opposed to stocks that trade in perpetuity. Futures contracts are most often settled by physical settlement or cash settlement.
MetaTrader5 | MT5 | How To Roll Contracts Forward