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Other analysts, however, point to a trend sometimes referred to as the "financialization" of commodity markets--the increase in commodity investment by participants other than producers and users of commodities
and related stocks have a positive correlation, but other factors also affect the market, says Vikas Jain, AVP, retail research, Religare Securities.
That's because, India is not a top producer of major commodities
(except food grains), and therefore it is susceptible to price hikes, which in turn would impact debt and equities market in the country.
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For the last fifteen years, investment bankers have touted commodities
as an asset class.
In the ensuing 16 months, Hightower has been proven to be on the mark, as commodities
ranging from crude oil to copper to soybeans have trended upward, driven by surging demand from Asia.
The Nova source says only 1% of all commodities
futures contracts result in delivery of product.
what can we do about conflict commodities
when they are part of so many products most of us now consider necessities?
First, CEOs must figure out if their products are indeed "dumb metal" commodities
or if they fall into the second category of metal castings--value-added parts.
These guidelines affect dealers in commodities
as well as traders in securities or commodities
banks have also, of course, been active in financing the production, distribution, and sale of many other physical commodities
ranging from metals to oil.