Stock prices of commodity producers are closely linked to underlying commodity prices. An analysis of the linkage and what it means to you

Commodities have taken investors on a double-digit price ride since 2016. In India, however, investors who are drawn to commodities have only one option — the futures market. The issue with a futures contract is the high leverage — you pay a small margin money but get exposed to price volatility. You also have to keep coughing up extra margin money based on market price and if you fail to roll-ov...