From Economic Times: With stagnant volumes in agriculture commodities and good volumes in international commodities like gold, silver, crude oil, and copper — brokerages in India are restructuring their focus towards the latter.
This has also been driven by client demand for trade in such commodities which are liquid and extend better returns. International commodities are those which follow global price movements. Since the global financial crisis has hit the equities, bond and real estate markets, investors are looking out for alternative investment options which include commodities. Even on the domestic commodity exchanges good volumes are being churned in bullion, energy and base metal contracts like copper….. Full Article: Source