London Commodity Exchange
London Commodity ExchangeFormerly known as London Fox (London Futures and Options Exchange), the exchange was renamed London Commodity Exchange and was a futures and options exchange, dealing in soft commodities including cocoa, sugar, coffee, wheat, barley, potatoes and dry cargo freight futures that is, BIFFEX (Baltic International Freight Futures Exchange). BIFFEX was merged with the then London Fox in 1991.On 16th September 1996 the LCE merged with the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE) where trades of the merged company are guaranteed by the London Clearing House (LCH).
Commodity indicesCommodity indices
Indices measuring the price and performance of physical commodities, often by the price of futures contracts for the commodities that are listed on commodity exchanges.
The Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding SystemThe Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System
Commonly known as Harmonized System. It isa a classification system devised by the Customs Cooperation Council to provide uniformity in tariff classification, trade statistics, and transport documentation among cooperating countries.
Could refer to any good, but in a trade context a commodity is usually a raw material or primary product that enters into international trade, such as metals (tin, manganese) or basic agricultural products (coffee, cocoa).
Commodity Trading AdvisorCommodity Trading Advisor
An investment manager that focuses on long and short trading in the futures markets. The trades are often intraday trades. Sometimes referred to as **Managed Futures.
Spot commoditySpot commodity
A commodity that is traded with the expectation of actual delivery, as opposed to a commodity future that is usually not delivered.
Further SuggestionsCash commodity
Commodity pattern of trade
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Commodity Credit Corporation
Commodity Trading Advisor
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
Commodity Research Bureau
Export Commodity Control List
Commodity backed bond
London Commodity Exchange (LCE)
Malaysia Commodity Exchange
Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM)
Commodity futures contract