Liquidez en mercados financieros: derivados sobre mercancías

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Technical Note


This technical note starts with explanations and examples of the liquidity in financial markets, along with pros and cons. This helps further the understanding of derivative products. It goes as well into futures and options for goods, including buying and selling strategies and the risks involved. About futures, it delves into its main characteristics, liquidity and shows the potential consequences of a halt in the futures market. It also gives an overview of the concepts of contango and backwardation.