# Ppt on forward contract examples

##### Lecture 2 – Derivative Market Futures Forwards Options.

= \$1050 The trader sell the gold for Rs. 1300 His riskless profit is = 1300-1050 = \$250 The example shows that \$1300 was too high a forward price Pricing a forward contract Forward price = S o + CC Where S o is the spot/current/cash price today CC is the cost of/present value of all the storage costs that will be incurred during the life of a forward contract, then the forward price is given by: Example Consider a one-year futures contract on gold. Suppose that it costs \$2 per ounce per year to store gold, /

##### D. M. ChanceAn Introduction to Derivatives and Risk Management, 6th ed.Ch. 9: 1 Chapter 9: Principles of Pricing Forwards, Futures, and Options on Futures.

, p. 306.See Table 9.1, p. 306.Table 9.1, p. 306Table 9.1, p. 306 F Example: Go long 45 day contract at F(0,T) = \$100. Risk-free rate =.10. 20 days later, the spot price is \$102. The value of the forward contract is 102 - 100(1.10) -25/365 = 2.65. D. M. ChanceAn Introduction to Derivatives and Risk/

##### SWAPS. INTEREST RATE AND CURRENCY SWAPS Definition A swap is a contract between two parties to deliver one sum of money against another sum of money at.

,661)x(.18868) - 9,867,577 = USD 268,585.45. V other party (paying DKK and receiving USD) = USD -268,585.45. ¶ Decomposition into Forward Contracts The CFs of currency swap can be valued as a series of forward contracts. Example FI (continuation): Annual exchanges: DKK 2,915,000 = USD 600,000 At maturity, final exchange:DKK 53 M = USD 10 M => Each of these/

##### CQG Version 7.9 includes yield and forward curve charting. Here, we will discuss the features of the yield and forward curve charts and their uses beginning.

to set up the preferences and colors for the forward curve chart. The define range of contracts relative to the most active contract preference sets the range of contracts to be displayed. Some markets the most active contract may not be the front month. For example, in the Eurodollar market, the September contract can be the most active contract while March and June are still trading. In this/

##### Hedging Treasury Risk with Forward Foreign Exchange Contracts

Treasurers Leslie Šulenta, International Business Strategies, LLC Overview FX forwards: definition, characteristics and features Uses of FX forwards Example 1: Hedging with forwards Example 2: Deriving the forward rate Problems and risks Accounting for forwards Example 3: Marking to market Risk management Leslie Šulenta, International Business Strategies, LLC FX Forwards: Definition, Characteristics and Features Forward Foreign Exchange Contract Definition: An agreement to exchange one currency for another/

##### Lecture 19: Forwards & Futures. First Futures Market: Osaka Begun at Dojima, Osaka, Japan, in 1670s. Worlds only futures market until 1860s. Dojima was.

risk in fluctuation in rice price Warehouser may seek to sell the rice forward and lock in initial price. But, a forward contract is illiquid, difficult Forward Contract Forward is just a contract to deliver at a future date (exercise date or maturity date) at a specified exercise price. Example: Rice farmer sells rice to warehouser. Example: Foreign Exchange (FX) forward. Contract to sell £ for ¥. Both sides are locked into the/

##### 1 (of 29) IBUS 302: International Finance Topic 10-Futures Contracts Lawrence Schrenk, Instructor.

Schrenk, Instructor 2 (of 29) Learning Objectives 1. Describe what derivative securities are. 2. Distinguish futures and forward contracts. 3. Explain how to value futures and forward contracts. 4. Read futures contract quotations. 3 (of 29) Future and Forward Contracts 4 (of 29) Derivative Securities What are derivative securities? Examples Futures Contracts Forward Contracts Forward contracts are similar to futures except that they trade in the over-the-counter market Swaps Options Hedging/

##### Mechanics of Futures Markets Chapter 2. 1 FORWARDS AND FUTURES The CONTRACTS The MARKETS PRICING FORWARDS and FUTURES Speculation Arbitrage Hedging.

FLOOR 48 Day Trading: Open Outcry and Hand Signals. After Hours:Automated systems 1 2 3 4 49 Trading Forwards Vs Trading futures. Forwards: make a contract, Then:wait Then:delivery and payment 50 To understand the futures markets observe the following futures markets statistic: 97/spread is the price difference Spread 0 = F 0,T1 - F 0,T2 Long T2 and Short T1 67 Example: LONG POSITION CONTRACT for JUNE SHORT POSTION CONTRACT for SEPTEMBER. Spread 0 = F 0,SEP - F 0,JUN How does a spread function? It depends on/

##### Chapters 1 & 2: Introducing Forwards & Futures

is hedging! A. Mechanics of Forwards & Futures g. Hedge Accounting for derivatives gains / losses, continued. Example: In September, year 1 trader buys March - corn futures; F0 = \$1.50/bu. At the turn of year 1 (Dec. 31), price has risen; F1 = \$1.70/bu. In February, year 2 trader closes position; F2 = \$1.80/bu. One contract is for the purchase of 5000/

##### University of Mauritius Monetary and Financial System ACF 3116(5)

-month forward price for the asset? F0 = 974.56 Future contract Similar to forward contract agreements but/ are traded through exchanges. The exchange mitigates the counterparty risk through its trading arrangements. It guarantees delivery and payment by use of a clearing house. In practice delivery of the underlying seldom takes place. The obligation to deliver or receive a product at maturity of the contract may be avoided by closing the contract. Examples/

##### 1 Farm and Risk Management Team Cooperative Extension – Ag and Natural Resources Dairy Price Risk Management: Session 7 – Cash Forward Contracting and.

price, then your milk check is increased by the difference times your contracted quantity. If the announced price is higher than the contract minimum, you receive nothing. Your milk check is reduced by the contract producer charge times the volume contracted regardless of the announced price. 7 Minimum Price Forward Contract - Example In January, contract 2,000 hundredweight (200,000 pounds) of July milk with plant at a/

##### COMMODITY Derivatives

forwards entail agreements to purchase or sell a commodity at a forward date. Economically, commodity forwards are simply forward contracts where the underlying asset is a commodity. Commodity forwards are structured as OTC forward contracts or commodity futures   Commodity futures are futures contracts/…Structures      Option spreads – this entails simultaneous purchase and sale of options at different strikes. For example, a producer may purchase a put at a given strike price and sell a put at a lower /

##### FINANCIAL FUTURES, FORWARD RATE AGREEMENTS, AND INTEREST RATE SWAPS

solving the following equation for the market value of futures contracts (MVF), where DF is the duration of the futures contract: Example: our bank has a positive duration gap of 1 Example: our bank has a positive duration gap of 1./) cash when the actual interest rate at settlement is less than the exercise rate. Forward rate agreements (FRA) While futures and forward contracts are similar, forward contracts differ because they are negotiated between counterparties there is no daily settlement or marking-to/

##### 1 FINA0301 Derivatives Faculty of Business and Economics University of Hong Kong Dr. Huiyan Qiu Chapter 2 An Introduction to Forwards and Options.

value of a position at expiration. Profit for a position in a contract is net value at expiration of all relevant cash flows. Forward: (1) zero cash flow at initiation, (2) pay forward price at expiration, (3) get asset (value S T ) at expiration For forward contract, payoff = profit 8 Payoff on a Forward Contract Example: S&R (special and rich) index Today: Spot price = \$1,000 6/

##### Options, Forwards, Bonds and No-Arbitrage Futures

asset Brokers: commissions Market-makers: bid-ask (offer) spread Example: Buy and sell 100 shares of XYZ XYZ: bid = \$49.75, offer = \$50, commission = \$15 Forward Contracts Definition: a binding agreement (obligation) to buy/sell an underlying/pay at the time of delivery Payoff on a Forward Contract Payoff for a contract is its value at expiration Payoff for Long forward = Spot price at expiration – Forward price Short forward = Forward price – Spot price at expiration Example 2.1: S&R (special and rich)/

##### Forward Premium Puzzle: Futures Contracts Evidence and Speculation Strategies Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest Doctoral School of Finance and Banking.

Moisa Altar MSc Student: ALINA PICIOREA Bucharest, July 2007 Contents PART I New evidence from futures contracts (instead of the forward contracts), in support of the forward premium puzzle, and therefore filling the gap at the (multi-) day maturity level Inside and /correlation of the error term across currencies. Such a correlation is almost inevitable when using bilateral exchange rates. For example, a strong dollar or a contagious currency crisis in a particular month would likely show up across many of /

##### Using Derivatives to Manage Interest Rate Risk. Derivatives A derivative is any instrument or contract that derives its value from another underlying.

the buyer tenders payment and takes possession of the asset when the price is set Forward Contract Contract for any asset where the buyer and seller agree on the asset’s price but defer the actual exchange until a specified future date Forward versus Futures Contracts Futures Contracts Traded on formal exchanges  Examples: Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Involve standardized instruments Positions require/

##### “Moving forward the CISG” Remarks By Assoc. Prof. Gary F. Bell

ASEAN law of sales? After all, the Europeans have the “Principles of European Contract Law” and the “Common European Sales Law”. Some Asian academics are working on /CISG. Already East Asia has done so (China, Japan, South Korea for example). It is better for Singapore enterprises to have one international law of sale / vol. 8, at 11‑29 (The Hague: Eleven International Publishing, 2011). Conclusion Moving forward For SG: Withdraw the article 95 reservation. For ASEAN: Use CISG for harmonisation of law/

##### Introduction Chapter 1.

£10 million for imports from Britain in 3 months and decides to hedge the foreign exchange risk using a long position in a forward contract (with the delivery price to be \$1.6384/GBP) \$ million USD/GBP 16 Hedging Examples Using options: An investor owns 1,000 Microsoft shares currently worth \$28 per share. A two-month put with a strike price of/

##### 1 Introduction Chapter 1. 2 Chapter Outline 1.1 Exchange-traded markets 1.2 Over-the-counter markets 1.3 Forward contracts 1.4 Futures contracts 1.5 Options.

an instrument whose value depends on (derives from) the values of other more basic underlying variables 4 Examples of Derivatives Forward Contracts Futures Contracts Swaps Options 5 Ways Derivatives are Used To hedge risks To speculate (take a view on the future/ opportunity? 41 Hedging Two counterparties with offsetting risks can eliminate risk. –For example, if a wheat farmer and a flour mill enter into a forward contract, they can eliminate the risk each other faces regarding the future price of wheat/

##### Basic interest rate and currency swap products

can effectively establish a payoff equivalent to a package of forward contracts. • Interest rate swaps now provide more liquidity than forward contracts, in particular for long-term forward contracts. • Used to alter the cash flow characteristics of an/based interest rate derivatives, swap rates constitute the more natural set of state variables, rather than the forward rates. Numerical Example: Determining the Swap Rate Three-year swap, notional amount \$100 thousand Fixed-rate receiver Actual/360/

##### Day 3: Mechanics of futures trading & pricing/valuation of forwards and futures Selected discussion from Chapter 8 (pp. 265 - 283) & Chapter 9 (pp. 284.

later, spot price of asset is \$550. How much (opportunity) profit did you earn on the forward contract? V t (0,T) = S t – F(0,T)(1+r) -(T-t) –Value of forward contract prior to expiration. –Use the same example, but suppose it’s 10 days into contract and spot price is at \$540 and annual interest rate is 10% (assume 365 days per/

##### CHAPTER 3 Futures Prices

less than or equal to the spot price of the commodity plus the carrying charges necessary to carry the spot commodity forward to delivery. We can modify this rule to account for transaction costs: Where T is the percentage transaction cost. / The Normal Backwardation Theory says that futures markets are primarily driven by hedgers who hold short positions. For example, farmers who have sold futures contracts to reduce their price risk. The hedgers must pay speculators a premium in order to assume the price /

##### Lecture 6: The Forward Exchange Market

which they will buy “base” currency and ask are prices at which they will sell the “base” currency. Popular journals publish forward quotes for standard time periods. For example the Wall Street Journal publishes 1, 3 and 6 months forward. However, forward contracts are not limited to these standard periods. Quotes can be obtained for specific time periods as requested by bank customers (thus tailored/

##### Determination of Forward and Futures Prices

examples, S0 =40, T=0.25, and r=0.05 so that F0 = 40e0.05×0.25 = 40.50 Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, 7th International Edition, Copyright © John C. Hull 2008 20 If F0 > S0erT : Arbitrageurs can buy the asset and short forward contracts./10% per annum, the stock price is \$25, and the delivery price is \$24. Find the value of the forward contract. Forward vs Futures Prices Forward and futures prices are usually assumed to be the same. When interest rates are uncertain they are, in theory, slightly /

##### Determination of Forward and Futures Prices

for the stock today and receive the stock at an agreed-upon future date. Forward Contract: An arrangement in which you both pay for the stock and receive it at an agreed-upon date and price. Bahattin Buyuksahin, Celso Brunetti 9/16/2009 Alternative Ways to Buy Stock Example: Stock price at time 0 is Difference is the time to take the ownership/

##### CURRENCY AND INTEREST RATE FUTURES

US rescue package of around \$306 billion to Citigroup saw support being provided to stock markets. One-month offshore Non-Deliverable Forward contracts were quoting at 50.62/77, weaker than the onshore spot rate, indicating the outlook for the currency continues to be/ A If no futures between A and HC, use futures between A and a currency closely correlated with HC. Futures Hedge : An Example January 30. A UK firm has \$250000 payable due on August 1. £/\$ spot:1.7550. GBP Futures: September: 1.7125 December/

##### Chapter 14 Futures Contracts.

, specify what is to be delivered and where delivery will take place as well as the price and date of delivery. The primary difference is that forward contracts are individually negotiated between a buyer and seller, for example, a corporation and a bank. The specific terms such as exact amount of the underlying asset to be delivered and the delivery date are chosen/

##### SWAPS.  Forward or futures contracts settle on a single date  However, many transactions occur repeatedly  If a manager seeking to reduce risk confronts.

, we haveV = B fl - B fix. BAHATTIN BUYUKSAHIN, CELSO BRUNETTI 40 CREDIT RISK WITH SWAPS  Swaps are forward contracts and so not marked to market. The parties therefore bear counter-party risk.  Risk associated with the principal remains with/ Firm might use forward contracts to hedge exchange rate risk  Firm might use a currency swap, in which payments are based on the difference in debt payments denominated in different currencies BAHATTIN BUYUKSAHIN, CELSO BRUNETTI 44 AN EXAMPLE OF A CURRENCY SWAP/

##### Lecture 6: The Forward Exchange Market Understanding Forward Exchange Quotes and the Use of the Forward Market.

which they will buy “base” currency and ask are prices at which they will sell the “base” currency.  Popular journals publish forward quotes for standard time periods. For example the Wall Street Journal publishes 1, 3 and 6 months forward.  However, forward contracts are not limited to these standard periods. Quotes can be obtained for specific time periods as requested by bank customers (thus tailored/

##### Risks, Markets and Contracts 1. Concept of Risk Future is uncertain Uncertainty translates into risk – In this case, risk of loss of income Risk = probability.

. financial resources) Without additional information, this is gambling Information helps speculators make money Example: – Global perspective on the harvest for wheat – Long term weather forecast and its effect on the demand for gas and electricity © 2011 D. Kirschen and the University of Washington 35 Options Spot, forward and future contracts: unconditional delivery Options: conditional delivery – Call Option: right to buy at a certain/

##### Chapter Objective: This chapter discusses exchange-traded currency futures contracts, options contracts, and options on currency futures. 7 Chapter Seven.

\$7,500 = (\$1.24 – \$1.30) × 125,000. If instead at maturity the euro was worth \$1.35, the counterparty to his forward contract would pay him \$6,250 = (\$1.35 – \$1.30) × 125,000. 7-5 Daily Settlement: An Example With futures, we have daily settlement of gains an losses rather than one big settlement at maturity. Every trading day: if the/

##### FX Derivatives 1. FX Futures and Forwards. FX RISK Example: ABYZ, a U.S. company, imports wine from France. ABYZ has to pay EUR 5,000,000 on May 2. Today,

actively traded for the major currencies (at the CME: GBP, JPY, EUR, CHF, MXN, CAD, BRR). Example: Want to hedge a NOK position using CME futures:  you must cross-hedge. (2) Cheaper and easier to use a different contract. Banks offer forward contracts for many currencies. These contracts might not be liquid (and expensive!). Empirical results: (i)Optimal same-currency-hedge ratios are very effective/

##### Forward and Futures Contracts For 9.220, Term 1, 2002/03 02_Lecture21.ppt Student Version.

for the sale or purchase of financial instruments such as currencies, stock indices, bonds.  Futures contracts are standardized and traded on formal exchange; forwards are negotiated between individual parties. Forward and Futures Contracts 5 Example of using a forward or futures contract  COP Ltd., a canola-oil producer, goes long in a contract with a price specified as \$395 per metric tonne for 20 metric tonnes to be/

date for a price which is set at t=0.  Counterparty risk -723-7 Futures Contracts  Futures Contract similar to a forward contract except: Marked to market Exchange traded  Rapid growth of off market trading systems Standardized contracts  Smaller denomination than forward Lower default risk than forward contracts. -823-8 Hedging Interest Rate Risk Example: 20-year \$1 million face value bond. Current price = \$970,000. Interest rates expected/

##### Chapter 1 Introduction. 1.1 futures contracts A futures contract is an agreement to buy or sell an asset at a certain time in the future for certain price.

variable. Arbitrageurs take o ﬀ setting positions in two or more instruments to lock in a proﬁt. Hedging examples A US company will pay £10 million for imports from Britain in 3 months and decides to hedge using a long position in a forward contract. US company could hedge its foreign exchange risk by buying pounds (GBP) from the ﬁnancial institution in the/

##### Topic Six Valuing swap contracts How do you value a swap contract?

rate for that maturity The value of the swap is the sum of the values of the forward contracts underlying the swap 6.60 Valuation of an Currency Swap Calculate value of Currency Swap Example 6.10 Suppose the term structure of LIBOR/swap interest rates is flat in both the US and Japan. The Japanese rate is 4% pa and the US/

##### Chapter 11 Hedging, Insuring, and Diversifying 1. Using Forward and Futures contracts to Hedge Risk ☆ Forward contract ( 远期合约 ) -- Two parties agree to.

.5 cents and you decide to close your position. What is your gain/loss? Commodity Speculation with margin --cont ’ 2. Hedging Foreign-exchange Risk with Swap Contracts -- meaning -- the swap contract is equivalent to a series of forward contracts. -- example pp. 290-291 3.Hedging shortfall risk by matching assets to liabilities SWAPS “ Plain Vanilla Swap ” - (generic swap) fixed rate payer floating rate payer counterparties/

##### Slide 0 EHR SD RM - EHR Way Forward … Future State Reference Architecture HL7 SAIF Alpha Project Report Documented in Appendix of The Practical Guide to.

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##### Determination of Forward and Futures Prices Chapter 5.

Valuing a Forward Contract K is delivery price in a forward contract F 0 is forward price today ƒ :Value of forward contract today The value of a long forward contract, ƒ, is ƒ = (F 0 – K )e –rT Similarly, the value of a short forward contract is (K – F 0 )e –rT The value of a forward contract on an / is the average dividend yield on the portfolio represented by the index during life of contract Futures Prices Of Stock Index F 0 = S 0 e (r-q)T q:The dividend yield Example: r = 0.05 S 0 = 1,300 T = 3/12 (0./

##### Chapter 5 Determination of Forward & Future Prices R. Srinivasan.

–Liquidate your investments and receive Rs. 886.60 –Buy the bond at Rs. 870 as per terms of forward contract Risk free gain = 886.60 – 870 = Rs. 16.60 Example (contd) Investment Asset providing a Known Yield F 0 = S 0 e (r–q )T where q/ is the average yield during the life of the contract (expressed with continuous compounding) Example 6-month forward contract Expected Income during the period @ 2% Risk free rate of interest is 10% Price of the Asset = \$ 25. Solution /

##### Introduction to Derivatives. Derivatives– Overview and Definitions A derivative instrument is defined as a private contract whose value is derived from.

Forward contracts Swap contracts option contracts Futures, Forward and Swap contracts are distinctly different from option contracts: With an Options contract the buyer has the right to buy or sell some asset in the future. With Futures, forward and swap contracts the buyer is obligated to buy some asset in the future Forward Contracts Forward contract/ to investing in a risk- free bond plus selling a credit default. Numerical Example A protection buyer enters a 1-year CDS on a notional of \$100M worth/

##### I nvestment A nalysis II Investment Analysis II - © 2012 Houman Younessi MGMT-6330 Investment Analysis II 1 Interest Rates, Forwards, Futures and Fixed.

rate is: I nvestment A nalysis II 10 Investment Analysis II - © 2012 Houman Younessi Contracts Simple Contracts Derivatives Forward Contracts SwapsFutures Contracts I nvestment A nalysis II Investment Analysis II - © 2012 Houman Younessi 11 Spot Rates A/e.g. Sallie Mae) Municipal bonds: General obligation bonds Revenue bonds Industrial development bonds Tax anticipation notes Examples of Corporate bonds issued in the US include: Mortgage bonds Collateral trust bonds Equipment obligations Debentures Asset-/

##### INTEREST RATE FORWARDS AND FUTURES. FORWARD RATES The forward rate is the future zero rate implied by today’s term structure of interest rates 10/4/2009BAHATTIN.

exchanged for interest at the market rate  An FRA can be valued by assuming that the forward interest rate is certain to be realized  FRAs are forward contract based on the interest rate, and as such do not entail the actual lending of money. /They can be used to guarantee a borrowing rate  However, there are important differences as well.  Let’s consider our earlier example in which we wish to guarantee a borrowing rate for a \$100m loan from December to March. Suppose December Eurodollar futures price /

##### CQG version 7.9 introduces new yield and forward curve charting features for tracking fixed income, strips, packs, bundles, and portfolios of instruments.

to set up the preferences and colors for the Forward Curve Chart. The Define range of contracts (relative to the most active contract) preference sets the range of contracts to be displayed. For some markets, the most active contract may not be the front month. For example, in the Eurodollar market, the September contract can be the most active contract while March and June are still trading. In/

##### Chapter 11 Forwards and Futures FIXED-INCOME SECURITIES.

date t must be equal From this we obtain or with R = 365r/360 and C = 100c/P t Forward Pricing - Example On 05/01/01, we consider a forward contract maturing in 6 months, written on a bond whose coupon rate and price are respectively 10% and \$115 Assuming/be guaranteed now on a transaction occurring in the future Example –An investor wants now to guarantee the one-year zero-coupon rate for a \$10,000 loan starting in 1 year Either he buys a forward contract with \$10,000 principal value maturing in 1 year /

##### FX Derivatives 1. FX Futures and Forwards. FX RISK Example: ABYZ, a U.S. company, imports wine from France. ABYZ has to pay EUR 5,000,000 on May 2. Today,

actively traded for the major currencies (at the CME: GBP, JPY, EUR, CHF, MXN, CAD, BRR). Example: Want to hedge a NOK position using CME futures:  you must cross-hedge. (2) Cheaper and easier to use a different contract. Banks offer forward contracts for many currencies. These contracts might not be liquid (and expensive!). Empirical results: (i)Optimal same-currency-hedge ratios are very effective/

##### International Finance FINA 5331 Lecture 10: Financial crisis and the forward market Read: Chapters 2, Chapter 5 Aaron Smallwood Ph.D.

TODAY. We will consider here both outright forward contracts and non-deliverable forward contracts (NDFs). Example: On May 3, the 3 month forward contract for Swiss Franc: \$1.0960. On August, 3, 2011, we could buy at sell SF at this price. Forward contracts Let’s consider aspects of deliverable forward contracts: 1. A forward contract is a derivative asset, based off of a spot contract. The forward market is known as an “over the/

##### MGT 821/ECON 873 Financial Derivatives Lecture 2 Futures and Forwards.

with the short position chooses.  A few contracts (for example, those on stock indices and Eurodollars) are settled in cash Financial Derivatives W. Suo Convergence of Futures to Spot Time (a) Futures Price Spot Price Time (b) Futures Price Spot Price Financial Derivatives W. Suo Forward Contracts vs Futures Contracts Private contract between 2 partiesExchange traded Non-standard contractStandard contract Usually 1 specified delivery dateRange of delivery/

##### Chapter Objective: This chapter discusses exchange-traded currency futures contracts, options contracts, and options on currency futures. 7 Chapter Seven.

\$7,500 = (\$1.24 – \$1.30) × 125,000. If instead at maturity the euro was worth \$1.35, the counterparty to his forward contract would pay him \$6,250 = (\$1.35 – \$1.30) × 125,000. 7-5 Daily Settlement: An Example With futures, we have daily settlement of gains an losses rather than one big settlement at maturity. Every trading day: if the/