The price of gold is currently $1300 per ounce. Forward contracts are available to buy or sell at $1400 for delivery in one year. an arbitrageur can borrow money at 6% per annum. What should the arbitrageur do? What is the arbitrage profit? Assume the cost of storing gold is zero and that gold provides no income.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 4, 2020, 2:16 am ad1c9bdddf
What the arbitrageur do is:
1. Borrow $1,300 for a year at 6%
2. Use the $1,300 to buy an ...
This solution identifies the six steps the arbitrageur needs to make a profit.