How to Diversify Your Portfolio with Commodity Futures

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How to Diversify Your Portfolio with Commodity Futures

November 24 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm SMT

Commodities are an important aspect in most of our daily lives, from agriculture, energy, metals, livestock, and more. There are many types of commodities being traded worldwide. Some of a few well-known commodities such as crude palm oil, soybean oil & crude oil.


And most importantly, commodities can be used to diversify your overall risk beyond traditional stocks & bonds securities.


Join us in this webinar to learn how to maximise your return by understanding different products offered by Bursa Malaysia Derivatives (BMD) and Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and the relationship between these products.


In this 1.5-hr webinar, you will gain new understanding and updates on:

✅ Introduction to Commodity Trading on BMD & CME.

✅ 3 Key things you must know before you trade the FEPO.

✅ Correlation between soy oil, crude oil offered by CME and palm oil offered by BMD.

✅ How price movement of soy oil affects palm oil price and how retailer traders can leverage on this.


Nelson Low

Speaker Profile

  • Nelson Low serves as Executive Director, Agricultural Products, and is responsible for driving the growth of the CME Group’s agricultural commodities product line throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Nelson joined CME Group in April 2008 and he has more than 20 years of experience in the global commodities markets. Before joining CME Group, he had worked in varied roles in commodity derivatives and trading at the Singapore Exchange (SGX), Avebe U.A. and Andre & CIE S.A.
  • Nelson has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the National University of Singapore and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Nicholas Lau

Speaker Profile

  • Nicholas joined Bursa Malaysia Derivatives in 2019 and is currently part of the Commodity Derivatives team in the Product & Market Development Department.
  • He is tasked with developing and expanding Bursa Malaysia Derivatives’ suite of commodity products in order to meet the market needs of the industry.
  • Prior to Bursa Malaysia Derivatives, Nicholas graduated from the University of Bristol in 2017 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2018.


November 24
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm SMT




Bursa Malaysia Derivatives