La Niña: Grain Options' Implied Volatility Languishes

Grains are showing little concern for the La Niña in the Pacific Ocean, with options' implied volatility for corn and soybeans languishing.

About the Presenter

Erik Norland is Executive Director and Senior Economist of CME Group. He is responsible for generating economic analysis on global financial markets by identifying emerging trends, evaluating economic factors and forecasting their impact on CME Group and the company’s business strategy, and upon those who trade in its various markets. He is also one of CME Group’s spokespeople on global economic, financial and geopolitical conditions.

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Options and La Niña

The La Niña forming in the Pacific Ocean has the potential to elevate volatility in the grain markets if it strengthens. Mitigate risk and hedge against the uncertainty with CME agricultural products.

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