I have query on futures. Why there are different Rates for different expiry dates of future

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Theoretically, Future price =Spot price + Cost of carry

Cost of carry will change as the time left to expire is different for different expiry dates and hence the price difference.

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Hi Nithin,

Can you plz show here sample calculation for crude oil contracts?

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Hi SM, 

Taking the liberty to answer this on behalf on Nithin. I've worked out the details wrt to Nifty. Let me know if you have any further questions on this..


Thanx a lot Karthik, but i am still looking for similar calculations for crude oil contracts at MCX.