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Commodity Derivatives

Euromoney Learning
Course summary
Professional Training
3 days
3,565 GBP, 3,795 USD excl. VAT
London, Online courses, Singapore
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Course description

Commodity Derivatives

Effective commodity price risk management is becoming a critical differentiator of business performance for any company that produces trades consumes or uses commodities as part of their manufacturing or distribution process.

Price volatility and increasingly complex commodity markets are the main factors influencing success. Companies that proactively and efficiently manage their commodity price risk will gain a competitive advantage over their peers especially when it comes to profit margin. Moreover bankers trade financiers and investors alike can also benefit from the vast risk appetite opportunities in commodities.

This practical training course Commodity Derivatives is designed to provide you with a comprehensive overview of the commodities markets hedging strategies and risk management techniques to effectively manage commodity exposure.

Drawing upon numerous examples industry-specific case studies and practical workshops you will learn several techniques for dealing with the scope and complexity of commodities trading and risk management.

To reinforce the learning in the practical context participants will have the opportunity to witness open outcry trading during a site visit to the London Metal Exchange during the course. Delegates are advised that the LME operates a smart casual dress code.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Attend this comprehensive course and gain an in-depth understanding of:

  • The mechanics of the main commodity markets including:
    • Precious metals
    • Base metals
    • Energy
    • Bulk commodities
    • Agricultural and softs
  • Hedging techniques for the different commodities sectors
  • Techniques to manage commodities risk exposure
  • Commodities exchange-traded and OTC derivatives and their applications in risk management
  • Methods for de-risking commodities financing activities specific to project finance trade finance and reserve base lending
  • Selecting investment strategies appropriate to market conditions

Training Course Content

The first part of the programme is an introduction to the main commodity asset classes their market structures and the main players in the commodity markets. It also introduces the concepts of derivatives instruments used in commodity trading.

The second part of the programme focuses on how to manage commodity price exposure through hedging techniques using exchange traded and OTC derivatives.

The course also explores the investment vehicles available for accessing commodity exposure and the financing options in the commodities sector including:

  • Royalties and streaming
  • Project finance
  • Corporate facilities
  • Trade and export finance

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Euromoney Learning

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EC4Y 8AX, London

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