Role of Commodity Exchanges, Futures & Options
75 Pages Posted: 30 Dec 2009 Last revised: 5 Aug 2010
Date Written: April 4, 2005
The objective of the paper is to test whether any relation exists between spot prices and futures prices of a commodity and whether futures trading lead to price stabilization of an agricultural commodity. The study undertakes to delineate the various aspects of futures trading in a single commodity and the chosen commodity is Refined Soybean Oil or Soy Oil. It is the second most consumed edible oil in India after groundnut oil.
Keywords: Commodity Exchanges, Futures, Options
JEL Classification: G19
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