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Commodities - An Introduction

This course takes a detailed look at the different types of commodity and the exchanges where they are traded. It identifies the main participants in the commodity markets and explains the fundamentals of commodities trading, including exchange trading and OTC trading as well as the trading of physical commodities.

  • OBJECTIVES

    On completion of this course, you will be able to:

    Identify the commodities traded on global commodity markets and the key features of these commodities

    Recognize the role of the key participants in the commodity markets

    List the leading commodity exchanges worldwide and the products they trade

  • COURSE OUTLINE

    Topic 1: Types of Commodity

    Commodities & Commodities Trading

    Types of Commodity

    o Agricultural Commodities

    • Grains & Oilseeds

    • Softs

    • Livestock

    • Dairy

    o Energy Commodities

    • Crude Oil

    • Natural Gas

    • Coal

    • Electricity

    o Metal Commodities

    • Precious Metals

    • Non-Ferrous Metals

    • Ferrous Metals

    o Emissions Trading

    o Other Commodities

    Topic 2: Market Participants

    Producers

    Consumers

    Commodity Trading Firms (CTFs)

    Traders/Investors

    o Hedging

    o Speculation

    o Arbitrage

    Topic 3: Commodities Trading

    Methods of Commodities Trading

    o OTC vs. Exchange-Trading

    Commodity Exchanges

    o CME Group

    o Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)

    o Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE)

    o Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE)

    o European Energy Exchange (EEX)

    o London Bullion Market

    o London Metal Exchange (LME)

    o BM&FBOVESPA

    o Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM)

    o Other Exchanges

    o Standardization of Contracts

    Physical Commodity Trading

  • PREREQUISITE KNOWLEDGE

  • ESTIMATED COMPLETED TIME

    75 Minutes

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