Fundamental Analysis Of Commodities


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Course Highlights

  • 15 Videos
  • 3+ Hours of Content
  • 1 Supplementary Study Material
  • Chapter-wise Tests 
  • Full -Length Test


Fundamental Analysis of Commodities online course is a must for anyone who wishes to see him or herself as a professional commodities trader. Unlike other asset classes, commodities market is one such market, where-in one needs to know and understand the fundamental workings of the assets. Demand-supply mechanism, seasonality and government policies have a deeper impact on the workings of the commodity market than any other market. Fundamental commodity analysis is how traders understand the big picture. It is how they maintain a sense of perspective in commodities markets. This programme emphasises on these aspects and lays down a perfect platform for any student in the commodity market. 


  • Simplify the fundamental workings in the commodity market
  • Understand what is commodity analysis, what moves the markets and how one should strategies one’s trading decision.
  • Get a clear picture of functioning of factors that affect the overall commodity market


  • Fundamentals Analysis of Commodities course will help the student to revisit the economic theories of supply and demand and also take them through the difficulties of employing the theories in practice and a way to circumvent those difficulties to arrive at a workable situation
  • This course will help one understand the Fundamental analytical framework involved in analysing Commodities
  • The trading skills of an individual would be enhanced following the suggestions and guidelines provided in the course
  • The student would learn to have a more holistic view of the various factors influencing the market and assess their relative importance in the price discovery process – thereby enabling him/her to make conscious decisions regarding market news or views presented, gauge market expectations and responses to key events
  • The course also equips one with techniques to handle the difficulties involved in a variety of unique situations with respect to different commodities and their fundamentals
  • The course also outlines some of the techniques of data analysis crucial to employ to various data sets while analysing commodities
  • After successful completion of the course, the students will get a "Certificate of Completion" 

Topics Covered

  • Fundamentals of Commodities
  • Introduction to Fundamental Analysis
  • Classification of Commodities
  • Basic economic theories governing the fundamentals and putting them to practice
  • Techniques – Balance Table, TAG, Regression, Econometric Modelling, Rank Classification and Index Models
  • Data Analysis Techniques: Trend identification, De-trending, Time-lags, Assigning weights
  • Seasonality Analysis and constructing Seasonal Charts and Tables- use
  • Analysing Market Response and Expectations to Key Events
  • Role of Government regulations and International Trade Agreements
  • Steps to Building a Fundamental Analysis based Forecasting Model
  • Employing Fundamental inputs to a trading decision
  • Common mistakes in Fundamental Analysis to avoid.

Intended Participants

  • Investors already engaged in the commodity market and wishing to explore more
  • Brokers, authorised-person, dealers
  • Back-office and mid-office staff
  • Bankers
  • Corporations in the commodity supply value chain
  • Commodity research analysts
  • Chartered accountants inspecting and auditing brokerage firms
  • Small investors and HNIs
  • Students interested in pursuing a career in the financial market


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After successful completion of the course, the students will need to appear for an online examination , hosted on the website of

  • The student has to appear for an examination hosted on the website itself under “Test section >> Certification Test"
  • Once the student successfully clears the examination, the certificate of completition will be genrated.

Other Details:

  • Duration: 1.5 Hours
  • Pattern of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions 
  • Qualifying  Marks: 40% . No negative marking  for this course.

Procedure for download of Certificate:
After successful completition of the examination , students can download soft copy of the certificate from the webiste: itslef.
To download the Certificate , follow the following steps:

  • Login to
  • Go to My-Courses Tab
  • Click on the Get Certificate Tab and download the certificate


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