AREC 687 - Managing Market Risk in Resource Industries

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences

Study of the mechanics and economic functions of commodity futures and options derivative markets. Topics include the theory and practice of hedging, price formation and issues unique to commodities. Emphasis on concepts and analysis to evaluate derivative markets; use of derivatives to manage market risk in agribusiness, forestry and other resource businesses. Not to be taken if credit received for AREC 487. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

Winter Term 2022


LECTURE B1 (75884)
Capacity: 10
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
MWF 13:00 - 13:50 (TBD)