Interest Rates and Commodity Prices
AbstractThe theory of storage and arbitrage approaches fully incorporate nominal interest rates in far-near commodity price spreads Alternative frameworks admit a relationship between interest rates and commodity own rates of interest and as a result the commodity price spread would not completely incorporate the nominal interest rate This study examines the Views on interest rate-commodlty price relationships, the potential role of nonneutralities, and empirical evidence on the relationships The evidence does not support the hypothesis of a close relationship between commodity own rates and the real interest rate
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in its journal Journal of Agricultural Economics Research.
Volume (Year): (1989)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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Theory of storage; arbitrage; interest rates; commodity own rates; risk premium; nonneutralities; Demand and Price Analysis; Financial Economics; Risk and Uncertainty;
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