Category Archives: Commodity

Will the “Inverted Yield Curve” impact the price of crude oil?

Inverted Yield Curve

Generally speaking, an inverted yield curve is an interest rate environment in which long-term debt instruments have a lower yield than short-term debt instruments of the same credit quality. It signals the future perception of businesses to be uncertain and usually is an omen of a looming recession.

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SIPs in Diamonds this Diwali, anyone?

SIP

Diamonds traded on the ICEX reflect wholesale market prices. This offers investors a genuine advantage as the gap between the wholesale and retail price of polished diamonds varies in the range of 30 to 40%.

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Have you noticed commodity options gaining momentum and heading for a high trajectory?

commodity futures

MCX has already tied up with Thomson Reuters to craft a product, complete with calculations and methodology. Once Commodity Index futures are launched, we expect a further pick up in volumes on MCX’s commodity options segment.

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Silver starts to sparkle

SIlver

Over the past two months, Comex Silver rallied more than 11%, mainly supported by the fed interest rate cut, geopolitical tensions and a slowdown in the global economy. This and other indicators lead us to believe that silver is going to outperform in the coming months.

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What’s making gold sparkle this time?

Comex Gold chart reveals that the price has formed an ‘Inverted Head and Shoulder pattern’. The price has broken the neckline on a monthly basis and can be expected to march north towards around 1670/1680 dollars in the coming months.

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How’s the josh of the South West monsoon looking?

El Nino, Monsoon

The Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) is the Indian Ocean’s counterpart of the Pacific El Niño and La Niña. The term Dipole means two “poles” or two areas of differences. And by that logic, the IOD measures differences in Sea Surface Temperature (SSTs) between the Arabian Sea (western pole) and the Eastern Indian Ocean south of Indonesia (eastern pole).

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