Commodities

Commodities

Hong Kong is the 5th largest export economy in the world and enjoys a positive trade balance of $62.3 billion HKD after deducting annual imports of $3.90 trillion HKD from its export total of $3.96 trillion HKD. 

Commodities, whether they are in the form of food, metals or energy, are an important part of everyday life. Overall, commodities were on a mostly sound footing in the first half of 2019. 

The S&P GSCI returned more than 13% as of June 30, one of the best first six months in recent memory. The S&P GSCI is a composite index of commodities that measures the performance of the commodity market. The index made up of 24 exchange-traded futures contracts covering physical commodities spans five sectors. The sectors in 2019 are energy, industrial metals, precious metals, agriculture, and livestock. Energy was the largest sector at 62.63% of the index. Agriculture had a 15.41% share, while livestock came in at 6.66%. Industrial metals accounted for 11.16% of the GSCI, and precious metals were 4.14%. In a repeat of last year, crude oil was the top performing commodity, up 28.76% as of June 30. 

Demand for commodity trading specialists is increasing, with employment for all commodities, securities, and financial services traders and sales agents expected to grow by ten percent between 2014 and 2024. 

Commodities Jobs

Derivative Ops (Team Leader)
Negotiable, England

Responsibilities: Ensure trades are processed and cleared in a timely manner Assist in designing ...

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Desk Execution (Derivatives Trading)
Negotiable, Singapore

Desk Execution (Derivatives Trading), Singapore We are currently working with an established trad...

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LNG Operator
Negotiable, Tokyo

LNG Operator, Physical; Location: Japan - Tokyo; Salary: Highly Attractive We are currently worki...

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Oil & Fats - Regional Head of Sales (Russia/ North Europe)
Negotiable, Russia

My client is a leading edible oil & fats company who is looking to expand its regional commercial...

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Senior Credit Analyst - Gas & Power
Negotiable, East London

Summary: Summary: A Global leader in the international Energy markets is looking for an experienc...

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Senior Commercial Manager/Director
Negotiable, Singapore

Our client is one of the few third party specialist boutique inspection company with HQ based in ...

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Business Development - Commodity Derivatives
Negotiable, East London

A world leading brokerage is looking for a candidate to join their London office. This candidate ...

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Senior Quant Risk Analyst
Negotiable, Hamburg

My clients, who are a large energy business, are looking for the right person to fill the positio...

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Bio Trader
£100000 - £100001 per annum, Geneva

Assist with the development of a global biofuel trading book, including hedging & speculative der...

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