1. Introduction to Commodity Derivatives11 Lessons
It covers the history of commodity derivatives, basic understanding of the various types of instruments and their pricing models. It also gives an overview of the types of market participants.
2. Commodity Derivatives in India5 Lessons
Learn about the history of commodity derivatives, global context of the market share, and the commodity market in India which is dominated by MCX.
3. Understanding Commodity Derivatives16 Lessons
it helps understand the the trading concepts in the commodity futures market with examples. It also explains the fundamentals of options trading in commodities and how to use them to hedge/trade using multiple different situations.
4. Basis, Contango, and Backwardation9 Lessons
Understanding these concepts will help in gauging the prevailing sentiment and direction of commodity markets.These comprehensive lessons give a thorough explanation to help in trading and hedging using derivatives.
5. Gold - Precious Metals12 Lessons
Learn about the most important factors about gold & the precious metals market. Learn about the relevance of gold as a storage of wealth and it's relationship with the US dollar and points to remember when trading it.
6. Silver - Precious Metals6 Lessons
Silver is both a precious metal and an industrial metal. In this module you can learn about it's demand & supply, relationship with gold and points to remember when trading it.
7. Copper - Base Metals11 Lessons
Copper is one of the most widely used industrial metal and has an important bearing on various economic activities such as infrastructure, manufacturing and construction. Learn the facts required to trade in copper.
8. Aluminium - Base metals7 Lessons
Learn about the demand & supply factors which determine aluminium market. Read about what to keep in mind when trading aluminium in the Indian commodity market.
9. Zinc - Base Metals7 Lessons
Widely known for it's anti corrosive properties and it's use in alloys, Zinc is one of the most widely used commodities. Learn about the economics of Zinc and how to trade it.
10. Lead - Base Metals7 Lessons
Learn about the lead usage, it's application in batteries and other industrial uses. Get to know the demand & supply from and industrial standpoint and how to trade lead after considering global factors.
11. Nickel - Base Metals6 Lessons
This versatile commodity is mostly used in making alloys primarily; stainless steel. It is also being widely used in lithium-ion batteries. Learn the changing economics of Nickel in this chapter.
12. Crude oil - Energy6 Lessons
Popularly known as "Black Gold", Crude Oil is considered the most important commodity in the world for many reasons. It has a large influence on almost all economies in the world and it is the cause of major political and international conflict. The price of crude oil can change the destiny of entire nations and thus, it is imperative to understand it more detail. In this chapter, you will learn about the various types of crude oil and the factors which affect the price of the commodity and the basics of how to trade it.
13. Natural Gas - Energy3 Lessons
Natural Gas is one of the cleaner non-renewable sources of energy which is used mainly for heating, cooling, and industrial purposes to produce chemicals. It is a highly volatile commodity as it caters to the peak demand and seasonality has a very big role to play in its price.
14. Brass - Alloys1 Lessons
One of the most commonly used alloy in ornaments, Brass is made up of Copper and Zinc. Learn about its basics in this chapter.
15. Technical & Intermarket Analysis5 Lessons
Learn about correlation between commodities and currencies, bond yields and equities. Also, learn some basic charting patterns which are useful to trade commodities.
16. Exchange Timings and Holidays3 Lessons
Learn about commodity market timings by segment and the the declared market holidays.
17. Commodity Contracts & Specifications3 Lessons
Its important to understand the instruments as commodities have different specifications and are more diverse than equities in terms of trading units, base value and tick size.
18. Settlement of Commodity Contracts3 Lessons
In this chapter learn about how commodity contracts are settled in cash/physically. Learn about the delivery logic, tender period and delivery period of each commodity.
19. Commodity Options3 Lessons
Learn about the basics of commodity options and the liquidity in commodity options contracts.
20. Global Factors and Economic Reports3 Lessons
Since commodities are traded all over the world, global factors and economic reports are indicative of future prices. Learn about the important factors to track when trading commodities.
21. Charting on MCX2 Lessons
In this chapter, you will learn the importance of tracking international prices of commodities in USD terms along with the prices on MCX in INR. The aim is to provide a holistic view on the implications on charting and analysis.