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Which of the following is an argument used by Keynes and Hicks?
A.If hedgers hold long positions and speculators holds short positions, the futures price will tend to be higher than the expected future spot price
B.If hedgers hold long positions and speculators holds short positions, the futures price will tend to be lower than the expected future spot price
C.If hedgers hold long positions and speculators holds short positions, the futures price will tend to be lower than today’s spot price
D.If hedgers hold long positions and speculators holds short positions, the futures price will tend to be higher than today’s spot price
Answer: A

Keynes and Hicks argued that hedgers will be prepared to accept negative returns on average because of the benefits of hedging whereas speculators require positive returns on average. This leads to A.
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Author: CoboCards-User
Main topic: Finance & Investment
Topic: Derivatives
Published: 27.10.2015

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