Managing Overnight Corn Price Risks: E*Hedging Versus Tokyo
This study investigates whether U.S. corn merchants can effectively manage the overnight price risk of cash corn purchased after the Chicago Board of Trade closes at 1:15 p.m. on either the electronic Project A market or in the corn contract traded on the Tokyo Grain Exchange. While neither market provides a very effective alternative using traditional measures of analysis, e*hedging on Project A is more effective than hedging in Tokyo. Both could be very effective for those merchants in the market every day. However, trading of corn futures contracts on Project A remains thin and likely illiquid, limiting its usefulness.
Volume (Year): 18 (2000)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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- Ederington, Louis H, 1979. "The Hedging Performance of the New Futures Markets," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 34(1), pages 157-70, March.
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