116 страниц. 2012 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing One of the interesting developments in financial market over the last 15 to 20 years has been the growing popularity of derivatives. In many situations, both hedgers and speculators find it more attractive to trade a derivative on an asset, commodity than to trade asset and commodity itself. The gradual evolution of commodity markets in India has been of great significance for both the country?s general economic prosperity and the financial sector in particular. Some commodity derivatives are traded on exchanges.Precious Metals are at the top of preference for mode of investment among all the categories of commodities such as base metals, agriculture products and energy products in Commodity market.