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

Structured Products Business manager - Chief Operating Office
Negotiable, London

Responsibilities of the role: Provide a link between the Solutions Business and the Control and S...

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Market Intelligence Manager (Petrochemicals)
Negotiable, Singapore

Responsibilities: Provide high quality market intelligence materials (with relevant and timely re...

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Junior Trader (Oleochemicals/ Biodiesel)
Negotiable, Singapore

Job Responsibilities: Source and procure feedstocks, raw materials, and chemicals across the regi...

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Business Development Manager
Negotiable, Houston

The Business Development Manager will be responsible for: Efficiently and effectively seek sales ...

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Senior Risk & Market Analyst - Gas
Negotiable, England

Responsibilities: Provide in-depth short-term and medium-term analysis to support the front offic...

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Treasury Markets Officer - COO Function
Negotiable, London

Responsibilities of the role: Provide a link between the Solutions Business and the Control and S...

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Research/ Market Analyst, Oil & Petrochemicals
Negotiable, Singapore

Job Responsibilities: Research and analyze oil/gas/petrochemical markets based on public/subscrib...

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HFT Trader - Crypto
US$150001 - US$250000 per year, New York

A rapidly emerging APAC prop shop (~$350mm) is looking to hire an HFT Crypto trader (1-3 years ex...

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Senior Market Risk Analyst
Negotiable, Düsseldorf

My clients who are a large energy business based in Dusseldorf are currently looking to hire a Se...

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