Role of Commodity Exchanges, Futures & Options

75 Pages Posted: 30 Dec 2009 Last revised: 5 Aug 2010

Nitesh Ranjan

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: April 4, 2005

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Ranjan, Nitesh, Role of Commodity Exchanges, Futures & Options (April 4, 2005). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1529748 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1529748

Nitesh Ranjan (Contact Author)

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