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International Commodity Trading: Physical and Derivative Markets

International Commodity Trading: Physical and Derivative Markets

Ephraim Clark, Jean-Baptiste Lesourd, Réné Thiéblemont

ISBN: 978-0-471-85210-0

Apr 2001

272 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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In addition to discussing financial and commodity futures and options, this book links them to the physical economy at large, a linkage which is particularly important when one is thinking of physical commodity markets. The book looks at not only the futures of derivative markets, but it also explores the physical markets and the underlying economy.
  • Written by leading authors in the field of commodity markets
  • Contains numerous up-to-date examples, case studies, and scenarios to assist in gaining an overall understanding
  • Covers all aspects of commodity trading, including the inter-relationship between the different functions



Physical Commodity Markets: An Overview.

Commodity Futures.


Exotic Options and Other Over-the-Counter Products.

International Commodity Markets: The Management of Information.

Commodities, Market Finance, and Corporate Finance.

The Management of Physical Commodity Contracts.

The Actors of Commodity Trading.

Conclusion: International Commodity Trading--Problems and Prospects.