wide basis

Wide Basis

A situation in which there is a large difference in the spot price and the futures price for a commodity. This occurs when investors expect there to be a large shift in supply or demand between the present time and when the commodity is delivered under the futures contract. A wide basis should narrow as a futures contract comes closer to maturity; when this does not occur, arbitrage opportunities arise.

wide basis

A market condition in which there is a relatively large difference between a spot price and futures prices for the same type of contract. Compare narrow basis.
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