Commodity futures exchange

Exchange on which futures contracts on commodities and raw materials are traded

A commodities futures exchange enables traders and investors to hedge against the risks created by fluctuations in the prices of raw materials and commodities. Some of the world’s most prominent commodities futures exchanges are in Chicago, New York, Kansas City, Minneapolis, Winnipeg and London. The German commodities futures exchange, which commenced trading in 1998, is located in Hannover.

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