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Explainer | Traders in a Commodity Market

Updated: 04 Mar 2022, 08:43 AM IST
TL;DR.
In a commodities market, the two basic types of traders are hedgers and speculators. Hedgers attempt to eliminate the volatility associated with an asset's price, whereas speculators profit from the way an item is traded. Read on to know more about the traders in a commodity market.
Hedgers and speculators are the two main kinds of tradesmen in a commodity market.

Hedgers and speculators are the two main kinds of tradesmen in a commodity market.