Determining the value of the contract


Suppose you have a short position in a forward contract for 500 troy ounces of gold at $920. The contract has 10 months to expire. Currently, the spot price of gold is $922, and the risk-free rate and the rate of storage cost are 8% and 3% per annum, respectively. Both rates are continuously compounded. What is the value of the contract to you?

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