Commodity - General

What are commodity markets?
Commodity markets are the place where primary or raw products are brought and transacted between buyers and sellers. There are two types of markets in India, i.e. Spot market and futures market.
How big commodities market and how much is its growth year to year?
The commodities market has seen a steady growth rate over the years. Being in a nascent stage, the commodities futures market is catching up rapidly with equities and in the coming years, it has the potential to equal or surpass the equity turnover.
What is the difference between futures and options?
The main fundamental difference between options and futures lies in the obligations they put on respective buyers and sellers. An option gives the buyer the right, but not the obligation to buy (or sell) a certain asset at a specific price at any time during the life of the contract.
What is the difference between futures market and spot market?
A futures market is a place/market where an agreement between two parties to buy or sell the underlying commodities at a future date at today's future price. The physical delivery of the commodity is taking place after the expiry of the contract. Physical market or cash market or Spot market is place where buyers and sellers actively participating and ends with the delivery of the commodity during the day.
Whether options are available for trading in commodities?
In India, Options in shares and currencies are presently available but in commodities options are not permitted yet. Option trading in commodities is available in many global markets such as CME, CBOT, and TOCOM etc.
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