Dal Contagio al Contango: impatto del Covid-19 sui mercati a termine delle commodities

I contratti a termine negoziati su mercati regolamentati e scritti su asset tangibili (i.e. “commodity futures”) inglobano nel prezzo l’eventuale costo di stoccaggio della materia prima sottostante. Il nuovo virus identificato come “Covid-19” continua ad esercitare pressioni degne di nota sui mercati finanziari. Nello specifico, i prezzi del petrolio (e – con un effetto meno […]

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Analysis on Precious Metals: is Gold a real leader? – Part 2

In the previous article, a statistical analysis between rare metals considering four periods of time confirmed the values estimated by the maximization for our parameter theta are equal to (-1/256) in the Gold columns. Consequently, the maximum correlation with the other rare metals lagged at (t – (1/256) (a one time lag), is reached by the time […]

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Analysis on Precious Metals: is Gold a real leader? – Part 1

Introduction: The aim of this academic article is to improve an efficient analysis on rare metals, looking at their behaviour and interconnections. Many evaluation metrics and techniques have been applied to reach this purpose. Huge importance has been attributed to the economic interpretation, providing both a theoretical explanation and real data ex-post evaluation. Unfortunately, the […]

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