The Bill contains dedicated provisions to cater for all aspects of the futures market
in detail and is based on international best practices to allow for fair, transparent and efficient futures markets
Ke Tang and I present evidence that financialization has increased the integration of commodity futures markets
with each other.
The primary objective of the study is to examine the nature of lead-lag relationship between returns in the spot and the futures markets
among the selected companies in the Indian economy.
Today, financial futures markets
represent a broad, widely based, active, and resilient global industry whose instruments provide risk management capabilities for nearly every facet of finance and beyond.
This new report is packed with meaningful futures market
data like monthly and year-to-date statistics, volatilities, short and long-term highs and lows, plus both price and volume trend analysis," said Mark Haraburda, Managing Director of CRB.
The Futures Markets
can be daunting to even the most seasoned professional, let alone the novice investor," Greenberg says.
help to determine price for a commodity, they are indicators of the market balance, and the most important they allow hedging.
Conversely, the derivatives markets reduce spot market volatility by providing low cost contingent strategies and enabling investors to minimise portfolio risk by transferring speculation from spot markets to futures markets
Transactions cost advantages, however, would favor futures markets
as the optimal venue for conveying information of informed traders/speculators.
That's if you play the political futures markets
or place bets on one of the myriad of online gambling sites that feature political wagering.
Man Financial holds memberships on major securities and future exchanges worldwide--like the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT)--and its agricultural teams cover the soft commodity futures market
in Europe and New York as well as grain and livestock futures markets
In past elections, political futures markets
have outperformed public opinion polls as predictors better than half the time.
Another potential objection to idea futures markets
is that some participants might try to affect prices for reasons other than profit, such as to promote a particular candidate in an election market.
There are other futures markets
namely in Brazil and in Japan but these have not assumed worldwide importance.
The Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM) on Monday opened oil and kerosene futures markets
on a trial basis, with volume exceeding expectations, the exchange said.