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Derivates Agricultural Commodity Markets: A Brief Analysis of Their Structure and Operation


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  • Alcaraz Vera, Jorge Víctor

    (Investigador en el Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas y Empresariales de la Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo)

  • Chávez Rivera, Rubén

    (Facultad de Farmacobiología de la Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo)

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    The aim of this paper is to provide a brief view of the main markets of agricultural commodities derivatives that exist n the global economy today, so, through the study and description of its origins, structure, operating mechanisms, main underlying assets and economic functions carried out by them, the interested users and researchers can obtain data and information useful for a more efficient management of their assets.

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    Article provided by Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo, Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas y Empresariales in its journal Revista Nicolaita de Estudios Económicos.

    Volume (Year): VII (2012)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 47-88

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    Handle: RePEc:ris:rnicee:0067

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    Keywords: Derivatives; agricultural commodities; futures; options; swaps.;

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