Commodities and Currency Trading Strategies

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Basic Info : Course on Currency and Commodity Markets
Level : Advanced
Commitment  : 12 Days
Language : English
Scheduled Date : To be Announced Soon


What Will I Learn

At the end of this course you will:

  • Understand the qualitative & quantitative aspects of the markets
  • Learn about the regulatory framework in place in these markets
  • Understand the trading strategies which are globally applicable in these markets
  • Understand the products and functions of the markets


  • Understand the pricing & risk measurement principles


  • Difference between commodity and Financial derivatives
  • Physical settlement
  • Warehousing
  • Quality of underlying assets


  • Trading
  • Clearing
  • Settlement

  • Cotton
  • Crude palm oil
  • RBD Palmolein
  • Soy oil
  • Rapeseed oil
  • Soybean
  • Rapeseed

  • Gold
  • Silver

  • Forward contracts
  • Limitations of forward markets
  • Introduction to futures - Distinction between futures and forwards contracts, Futures terminology

  • Option terminology

  • Payoff for buyer of asset: Long asset
  • Payoff for seller of asset: Short asset
  • Payoff for futures - Payoff for buyer of futures: Long futures, Payoff for seller of futures: Short futures
  • Payoff for options - Payoff for buyer of call options: Long call, Payoff for writer of call options: Short call, Payoff for buyer of put options: Long put, Payoff for writer of put options: Short put
  • Using futures versus using options

  • Investment assets versus consumption assets
  • The cost of carry model - Pricing futures contracts on investment commodities & consumption commodities
  • The futures basis

  • Hedging - Basic principles of hedging, Short hedge, Long hedge, Hedge ratio, Advantages of hedging, Limitation of hedging: basis Risk
  • Speculation - Speculation: Bullish commodity, buy futures; Bearish commodity, sell futures
  • Arbitrage - Overpriced commodity futures: buy spot, sell futures; Underpriced commodity futures: buy futures, sell spot

  • Futures trading system
  • Entities in the trading system - Guidelines for allotment of client code
  • Contract specifications for commodity futures
  • Commodity futures trading cycle
  • Order types and trading parameters - Permitted lot size, Tick size for contracts, Quantity freeze, Base price, Price ranges of contracts, Order entry on the trading system
  • Margins for trading in futures
  • Charges

  • Clearing - Clearing mechanism, Clearing banks, Depository participants
  • Settlement - Settlement mechanism, Settlement methods, Entities involved in physical settlement
  • Risk management

  • SPAN
  • Initial margin
  • Computation of initial margin
  • Implementation aspects of margining and risk management
  • Effect of violation

  • Rules governing commodity derivatives exchanges
  • Rules governing intermediaries
  • Trading
  • Clearing
  • Rules governing investor grievances, arbitration - Procedure for arbitration, Hearings and arbitral award

  • Understand Spreads, Swaps, Pips & Lots
  • Understanding Types of Orders
  • Profitable Forex Trading Strategies
  • How to Perform Fundamental Analysis
  • Trading Psychology & Risk Management Strategies
  • Lots, Long and Short
  • Bid - Ask Spread
  • Pending Orders

  • Leverage and Margin
  • Stop Losses
  • Hedging

  • How to Trade Forex Using Support & Resistance
  • How to Trade Forex Using Fibonacci & Fibonacci Extensions
  • How to Trade Forex Using Exponential Moving Averages
  • How to Trade Forex Using Bollinger Bands
  • How to Trade Forex Using Elliott Waves
  • How to Trade Forex Using Pivot Points

  • How to Trade Cup and Handle
  • How to Trade Head & Shoulders
  • How to Trade Double Tops & Bottoms
  • How to Trade Rounding Tops & Bottoms
  • How to Trade Wedges & Triangles
  • How to Trade Flags & Pennants

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