ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Futures Trading and Price Variations

It is commonly believed that futures trading accentuates short-run price fluctuations. Government as well as Forward Markets Commission have often found fault with speculative activity in futures markets for aggravating short-term price movements. At the same time, however, little empirical evidence has been presented in support of such charges against forward trading.

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