Derivatives at Agricultural Banks
AbstractUsing data between 1995 and 2010, we find that agricultural banks are benefiting from the derivatives activities by reducing total risk without hurting their profit. In nonagricultural banks, both profitability and total risk are adversely affected, possibly due to speculative derivatives positions.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2012 Annual Meeting, February 4-7, 2012, Birmingham, Alabama with number 119789.
Date of creation: 2012
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Agricultural Banks; Financial Derivatives; Profitability; Risk Management; Agricultural Finance; Risk and Uncertainty;
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