Commodities, Derivatives and Structured Products

Commodities - Part 12

Overview

This eCourse describes the basics of the main grains (namely corn, wheat, and rice) traded on global markets, as well as some popular hedging and trading applications for these commodities. As with most agricultural commodities, grains are characterized by strong supply and demand fundamentals. These fundamentals are examined throughout this eCourse.

Objective

On completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Recognise the characteristics of corn, its key producers, uses, and lifecycle
- Identify the major coarse grains such as barley, sorghum, and oat
- Identify the main cereal grains of wheat and rice
- Recognise the main factors affecting grain prices
- List the key markets for trading grains

Content

Commodities – Grains
Topic 1: Introduction to Grains
Topic 2: Corn
Topic 3: Other Major Coarse Grains
Topic 4: Cereal Grains
Topic 5: Factors Affecting Prices
Topic 6: Grains Trading

Details

Code
TEPDS23010301
Venue
ePlatform
Relevant Subject
Type 2 - Dealing in futures contracts
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
Language
English
Level
Introductory
Hours
SFC:1.00, PWMA:1.00
Fees
All Member: HK$285
Staff of Corporate Member: HK$285
Non-Member: HK$420