A commodity is a basic, common good that can be exchanged with other commodities and usually is input for the production of other goods. Examples of commodities are: sugar, corn, cocoa, oil, gold, etc. The commodity markets are the markets where such goods are bought and sold. 

Today investors can access about 50 main commodities markets across the globe. Investing and trading commodities is possible via the spot market and that of derivatives. 

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