Today is 1 March 2021 and you have been allocated $A10 million that you will be required to use to trade futures contracts.

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Today is 1 March 2021 and you have been allocated $A10 million that you will be required to use to trade futures contracts.

Today is 1 March 2021 and you have been allocated $A10 million

To collect futures prices for, for example, 29 January 2021 you would need the web address:
https://www2.asx.com.au/data/data/markets/futures/reports/EODWebMarketSummary210129SFT.htm
Note the numbers 210129 refer to the date 29 January 2021
Therefore, to collect prices for 5 February 2021 you would need the web address:
https://www2.asx.com.au/data/data/markets/futures/reports/EODWebMarketSummary210205S FT.htm
For your assignment, you must use settlement prices.

For Part I of the assignment, 3 marks will be awarded for demonstrating via using correct prices, logic and use of deposits an understanding of speculation using the 90-day bank-accepted bill contract, 3 marks will be awarded for demonstrating via using correct prices, logic and use of deposits an understanding of speculation using the 10-year Treasury bond futures contract, 3 marks will be awarded for demonstrating via using correct prices, logic and use of deposits an understanding of speculation using the SPI200 futures contract, and also 6 marks will be awarded for demonstrating via using correct prices, logic and use of deposits an understanding of hedging strategies using the SPI200 futures contract.

Part I

Today is 1 March 2021 and you have been allocated $A10 million that you will be required to use to trade futures contracts. You are to provide a report on all of your trading activity. Further, the word limit for Part I is 1000 words. The following will be your trading instructions over coming weeks. Firstly, if the last digit of your student number is 1 or 2. Your instructions are Set A. If the last digit of your student number is 3 or 4. Your instructions are Set B, if the last digit of your student number is 5 or 6. Your instructions are Set C, if the last digit of your student number is 7 or 8, your instructions are Set D, and if the last digit of your student number is 9 or 0, your instructions are Set E.