Introduction to Commodity Market

Unknown to us the commodities that have always been a part of our day-to-day existence are also one of the finest investment avenues available. The wheat in our bread, the cotton in our clothes, our gold jewels, the oil that runs our cars, etc; are all traded across the world in major exchanges.

Over the ages, commodities have been the basis for trade and industry. They have spurred commerce, encouraged exploration and altered the histories of nations. Today, they play a very important role in the world economy with billions of dollars of these commodities traded each day on exchanges across the world.

Commodities today have become an attractive investment vehicle. In the current investment scenario, it is increasingly getting difficult for individuals and institutions to create a well-balanced investment portfolio. With uncertainty in interest ratio, it is tough for the investor to beat the ever-rising inflation. Averse to being over exposed to equity markets, the investors are left with limited choices... Well no more!

In order to understand the growth of Commodities Market we need to know the history involved Commodity Futures Trading.

In the next chapter we will learn about the history of commodity market, it's evolution and various commodity future exchanges.

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