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Trade Commodities Offered by PMEX

Pakistan Mercantile Exchange (PMEX) was formerly known as National Commodity Exchange Limited.

 It is the first and only de-mutualized, online commodity futures exchange in Pakistan. The shareholders of PMEX include:

  • National Bank of Pakistan
  • Karachi Stock Exchange
  • Lahore Stock Exchange
  • Islamabad Stock Exchange
  • Pak Kuwait Investment Company (Pvt.) Limited,
  • Zarai Taraqiati Bank Ltd

PMEX is regulated by Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP). The Membership of Pakistan Mercantile Exchange (PMEX) is open to all. At present, 300+ members are registered with PMEX and the number is growing every month.

Some of the prominent members include brokerage houses, individuals and industry specialists ranging from traders to exporters and importers and commodity specialists.

Not too long ago, Pakistan Mercantile Exchange (PMEX) in April, 2011 overtook the combined volumes of the Stock Exchanges. PMEX experienced a record trading volume of Rs.68 billion in comparison to stock exchanges’ combined monthly trading volume of Rs.66 billion. The same trend continued in May 2011 whereby the PMEX posted a volume of Rs.80 billion trading in various listed commodities

Pakistan Mercantile Exchange (PMEX) operates 21 hours from Monday through Friday. The increase in the hours of trading is to match the timings of international market and to give Pakistani investors a chance to participate in the Global Market to the fullest and benefit from the commodity price trends.

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Why to Trade PMEX offered Commodities?

  • Commodities are considered to be an ideal way to diversify investments and protect against local economic turmoil and Political situations in Pakistan.
  • Given limited investment avenues in Pakistan, commodity trading gives an excellent option to the investors in Pakistan to participate in High Risk High Returns market, where the investors get a chance to make huge profits.
  • Trading Commodities allow an investor to take advantage of high levels of leverage without additional interest cost; the only trading opportunity in Pakistan.
  • Trading in commodities is the best way to experience exposure of global market.
  • Trading activities through PMEX is constantly supplied with liquidity because of the presence of a market maker. No other market has this facility.

  Benefits of Trading Through PMEX

  • Only registered platform for futures trading under law
  • Regulated by SECP
  • No credit risk
  • Segregation of funds
  • Rupee settlement
  • Guaranteed settlement
  • Profit on margin account balances
  • Competitive margin requirements
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