Asset Storability And Hedging Effectiveness In Commodity Futures Markets
AbstractThis paper examines risk minimization hedging effectiveness for major storable and nonstorable agricultural commodity futures markets. Based on the error correction model bivariate GARCH frameworks, some evidence is found that the hedging effectiveness is stronger for storable commodities than nonstorable commodities under consideration. The finding illustrates an important difference between storable and nonstorable commodities with regard to their hedging function.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Delaware, Department of Food and Resource Economics in its series Staff Papers with number 15826.
Date of creation: 2002
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commodity futures; asset storability; hedging effectiveness; multivariate GARCH; Marketing; D82; G19;
Other versions of this item:
- Jian Yang & Titus Awokuse, 2003. "Asset storability and hedging effectiveness in commodity futures markets," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 10(8), pages 487-491.
- D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
- G19 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Other
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