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This one day Commodities Markets course covers the principal commodities markets and how they are traded and providing practical, hands-on commodity analysis experience. In addition to the derivation of traded commodity prices, the course explores the inter-relationships amongst commodity markets and their relationship to key macroeconomic variables such as interest rates and inflation.
It also provides a guide to some of the more exotic traded commodities, such as carbon credits and weather derivatives and examines their role in modern markets. It also takes a look into the future, including the potential impact of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) in vital commodity markets.
Who should attend?
- Financial analysts
- Quantitative analysts
- Commodity analysts
- Pension fund managers
- Risk managers
- New financial markets employees
At the end of the course delegates should have a broad understanding of the following subject areas:
- Overview of key markets: energy, metals and minerals, agriculture and industrial
- Key players: producers, hedgers, traders, hedge funds and government agencies
- Trading on major commodities exchanges and Over-the-Counter (OTC)
- Understanding the transaction process for exchange traded and OTC contracts
- Main derivative types: forwards, futures, spreads, options, leases, repos and ETFs.
- Uses of derivatives: position taking, Sharia-compliant investment and hedging
Contact us on +44 (0) 20 7776 7500 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you may have and we will be happy to help you.
This course has no prerequisites. Although bond analysis requires a wide range of financial analytical and economic concepts, these will be introduced with no prior knowledge needed.