Data for: The Relationship among China’s Fuel Oil Spot, Futures and Stock Markets

Published: 2 December 2017| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/zvg87y6cch.2
Contributors:
Zi yi Zhang,
Ping Li,
Qing chao Zeng,
Tian na Yang

Description

We use the average of the tax-inclusive prices of No.20 fuel oil in Guangzhou and Shanghai to represent the fuel oil spot price, the fuel oil futures prices traded in Shanghai Futures Exchange to represent the oil futures prices and the CSI 300 energy index to represent the energy stock index. Meanwhile, the weekly data of S&P 150 500 energy index, WTI (the West Texas intermediate) crude oil prices and WTI crude oil futures prices traded in New York Mercantile Exchange are available for comparison. The sample covers the period from August 26, 2004 to January 21, 2016. The sample size is 596. All data are extracted from Wind Database.

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