Category Archives: Commodity

What’s driving gold prices down in a time of crises?

A variety of factors came together to drive the price of gold down with such a vengeance. We take a quick look at each of these and how they can be expected to pan out. Then we offer a technical outlook for the near future.

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Will the copper price rally continue in 2020?

copper price

Since China consumes half the world’s copper, any discussion around the fortunes of this metal will tend to pay significant attention to the state of the Chinese economy and its demand for copper.

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How to Trade on Crude Oil Spreads

crude oil

The fluctuation in international crude oil prices is mirrored by the prices of crude on the domestic exchanges. The spread between NSE Brent and MCX WTI Crude provides good spread trading opportunities.

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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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