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Table 4 Simple Statistics for all three types of contracts for four commodities

From: The volatility of returns from commodity futures: evidence from India

   Mean Median Maximum Minimum Std. Dev. Skewness Kurtosis Jarque-Bera Probability
Contracts
 Potato Near 0.000978 0.002409 0.285775 −0.406582 0.019603 −3.660024 181.8045 1,802,719 0.000000
Next Near 0.00158 0.002358 0.264099 −0.437677 0.021901 −4.900318 182.2342 1,440,545 0.000000
Far 0.000579 0.002266 0.47847 −0.557147 0.037906 −2.459749 121.0494 449,624.1 0.000000
 Mentha oil Near 0.00275 0.000226 0.150534 −0.094422 0.025606 1.582898 11.14921 6391.611 0.000000
Next Near −3.34E-05 0.000000 0.101813 −0.410464 0.021692 −4.171503 77.02822 461,557 0.000000
Far −0.002403 0.000000 0.669725 −0.591267 0.046594 −3.343164 83.00441 525,838.3 0.000000
 Crude oil Near −0.000249 0.000621 0.088606 −0.094389 0.018635 −0.228756 5.63786 628.0626 0.000000
Next Near −0.000128 0.000763 0.084266 −0.09662 0.017191 −0.276003 5.628188 634.6635 0.000000
Far −0.000574 0.000362 0.33352 −0.242462 0.024035 −0.12481 48.82034 180,300.2 0.000000
 Gold Near 0.000515 0.000677 0.081194 −0.064016 0.010629 −0.235882 9.932995 2690.098 0.000000
Next Near 0.000429 0.000797 0.051936 −0.065173 0.009777 −0.649765 8.615752 1582.362 0.000000
Far 0.000434 0.000511 0.08112 −0.08509 0.010107 −1.026436 17.93436 12,290.4 0.000000