Commodity Class

Description

Creates a Commodity Object with the relevant info needed to calculate the Exposure-at-Default (EAD)

Arguments

Notional

The notional amount of the trade

MTM

The mark-to-market valuation of the trade

Currency

The currency set that the trade belongs to

Si

The number of years that the trade will take to start (zero if already started)

BuySell

Takes the values of either 'Buy' or 'Sell'

commodity_type

Takes the values of 'Oil/Gas','Silver','Electricity' etc.

Value

An object of type Commodity

Author(s)

Tasos Grivas <tasos@openriskcalculator.com>

References

Basel Committee: The standardised approach for measuring counterparty credit risk exposures http://www.bis.org/publ/bcbs279.htm

Examples

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tr1 = Commodity(Notional=10000,MtM=-50,Si=0,
BuySell='Buy',SubClass='Energy',commodity_type='Oil/Gas')