Types Of Derivatives And Derivative Market

Types Of Derivatives And Derivative Market

Types Of Derivatives And Derivative Market

Question:

Discuss About The Types Of Derivatives And Derivative Market?

Answer:

Introducation

Withdrawable margin account amount is an amount that exceeds the initial margin. In this case, an increase in $1 in the future price will lead to a gain of $1000. Therefore, for an increase of $2, the gain will be $2,000 which can be withdrawn. The current future price is $60 implying that the future price will be (60+2) = $62.

Thus, the correct answer is B

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Where, U is the present value of the total storage costs, T is the time, the spot price, r is the risk-free rate with continuous compounding and  the future price today.

Approximately, the correct answer is C

Forward rate=

Long Term LIBOR=4%

Long term period=1 year

Short term LIBOR=3.75%

Short term period=9 months=

Contract period=3months=

Substituting the values in the above equation, Forward rate=

The correct answer is C

A Future contract refers to a standardized contract mainly traded in exchange. Futures don’t carry any credit risk as the clearinghouse serves as the third party(counter-party) to the two parties involved in the contract. Moreover, the credit exposure in the futures contract is reduced by marked-to-market daily criteria.

On the other hand, a forward contract is an agreement between two parties where settlement takes place over-the-counter.