Last Updated : December 19, 2006
Multi-Commodity Exchange of India
MCX is an independent and de-mutulised multi commodity exchange in India. It was inaugurated on November 10, 2003 by Mr. Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director, Reliance Industries Ltd.; and has permanent recognition from the Government of India for facilitating online trading, clearing and settlement operations for commodities futures market across the country. Today, MCX features amongst the world's top three bullion exchanges and top four energy exchanges.
MCX offers a wide spectrum of opportunities to a large cross section of participants including producers/ processors, traders, corporate, regional trading centre, importers, exporters, co-operatives and industry associations amongst others. Headquartered in the financial capital of India, Mumbai, MCX is led by an expert management team with deep domain knowledge of the commodities futures market. Presently, the average daily turnover of MCX is around USD1.55 bn (Rs.7,000 crore - April 2006), with a record peak turnover of USD3.98 bn (Rs.17,987 crore) on April 20, 2006. In the first calendar quarter of 2006, MCX holds more than 55% market share of the total trading volume of all the domestic commodity exchanges. The exchange has also affected large deliveries in domestic commodities, signifying the efficiency of price discovery.
Being a nation-wide commodity exchange having state-of-the-art infrastructure, offering multiple commodities for trading with wide reach and penetration, MCX is well placed to tap the vast potential poised by the commodities market. Commodities Traded
Sugar Grade - M
Ref Soya Oil - Indore
Tur / Arhar
Silver - M
Steel - Flat
Long Staple Cotton
Medium Stapple Cotton
Cashew Kernel W320
Sesame Seed (Natural 99.1)
High Density Pol
Middle East Crude Oil
Refined Sunflower Oil Address
Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd.
102 A, Landmark, Suren Road, Chakala, Andheri (East),
Mumbai - 400 093.
Tel: 022 66494000 / 26836016 Fax: 022 66494151