Essays about: "Hedging"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 109 essays containing the word Hedging.

  1. 1. Finansiella kontrakt ”futures” i spannmålsodling : lantbrukarens beslutsprocess rörande terminshandel

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Maria Lennartsson; Charlotte Lindén; [2014]
    Keywords : Beslutsprocess; terminshandel; finansiella kontrakt; spannmålshandel; prisfluktuationer; beslutsfattande;

    Abstract : Lantbrukarens inkomster har under senare år varierat mycket på grund av stora prisfluktuationer. En grundförutsättning för att minska priskänsligheten är att bruka någon form av prissäkring. Ett alternativ som relativt nyligen tillkommit på marknaden är de finansiella instrument som flertalet banker erbjuder. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Effectiveness of Hedging the Swedish Stock Markets Using Commodity Futures Index

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Mattias Gustafsson; Victor Svensson; [2013-08-21]
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    Abstract : It is well documented that commodity futures contracts are negatively correlated with equities. Recent years has seen a spike in trading with commodity futures contracts because of the large volume traded and the increasing interest by investors, which have reach a top of 380 billion dollar in April 2011. READ MORE

  3. 3. Determinant Influence on Hedging Strategies - A case study of AB Volvo, AB SKF and Getinge AB

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Linn Birnbo; Sofie Wernersson; [2013-07-02]
    Keywords : Currency risk management; Foreign exchange rate risk; Hedging; Netting; Hedging Strategy; Determinants;

    Abstract : Background and Problem: Most internationally operating companies are exposed to foreign exchange risk. Companies who hedge their currency exposure strive to minimize the effect of unfavourable foreign exchange rate movements since it can have a negative impact on companies’ operational results. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nordic electricity hedging : A comparison with other commodity market structures

    University essay from KTH/Tillämpad termodynamik och kylteknik; KTH/Tillämpad termodynamik och kylteknik

    Author : Ville Nurmos; Mattias Andersson; [2013]
    Keywords : Nordic electricity; steel billet; lean hogs; crude oil; hedging; future markets; commodities; market structure;

    Abstract : This master thesis investigates and answers three fundamental questions regarding structural changes of a future market. This has been done by analysing and comparing three commodity markets with the Nordic electricity market. Examined commodity markets are LME steel billet, CME lean hogs and WTI & Brent crude oil. READ MORE

  5. 5. Impact of German Renewable Energies on the Spot Prices of the French-German Electricity Markets

    University essay from KTH/Elektriska energisystem

    Author : Bich-Thuy Doan; [2013]
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    Abstract : Thanks to growing environmental concerns, renewable energies take a higher andhigher share of electricity generating portfolios. In Germany particularly, the installedcapacity of wind and solar plants has increased continuously for the past ten years. READ MORE