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So, a future is basically like a forward. $F_0(T) = S_0e^{T(r_{f,T}-r_{d,T}+x_T)}$ The longer dated you go, the more you have exposure to the stuff in the exponential (rates in the two currencies, and the xccy basis $x_T$). That's a trading choice: do you want to trade pure spot FX (or close to it), or the forward (for which maturity?) The answer of ...


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Generally speaking, you pose a system of linear equations that is undetermined. If you provided the initial 3 quarterly returns together with the cumulative returns then yes, all other quarterly returns can be backed out. Else, you could try to approximate the other returns using the pseudo-inverse. This answer here has a very nice example on that topic. ...


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The duration represents the sensitivity of the price of a financial instrument to current interest rates. Since at the rolling date the price will be equal to the face value no matter what happens to interest rates today (the interest rate will be reset at a future date), the rolling does not add any price sensitivity to an instantaneous interest rate shock. ...


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This is not at all a quantitative finance question and will probable be moved to StackExchange, but in any case... import pandas as pd import numpy as np df = pd.DataFrame([np.nan, np.nan, -5.0, 1.4, 0.47]) df The NaN values are expected for the first periods, since there are not enough elements to compute the rolling window. To get what you want, you ...


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