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A Copper Trading Dilemma – Managing price volatility

Copper Trading and the Economic Outlook Copper is one of the most widely used metals in the world since the discovery of electricity by Benjamin Franklin in 1752. The metal, also known as Dr. Copper, has widespread applications in various industries such as electrical products, building industry, transportation, and many more. Many market analysts regard [...]

2024-07-09T08:38:26+02:00July 5th, 2024|Knowledge Series|

Why AI is overhyped and not fit for CTRM systems

Introduction This week representatives of ComFin Software attended the EDAY 2024 in Vienna, Austria. The EDAY illustrated how Artificial Intelligence (AI) can unleash business opportunities and offer valuable assistance to companies. Nevertheless, the adoption of state-of-the-art technologies prompts considerations about the consequences of data usage and the significance of data, topics that were extensively explored [...]

2024-07-01T16:56:50+02:00May 24th, 2024|Knowledge Series|

The Role of Accounting in Niche Businesses

In the diverse world of niche businesses, from artisanal bakeries to tech startups focusing on specific innovations, accounting plays a crucial role that extends beyond basic financial management. These unique enterprises face distinct challenges and opportunities that demand specialized accounting strategies tailored to their specific market and operational needs. This article explores the importance of [...]

2024-05-24T17:15:45+02:00May 24th, 2024|Knowledge Series|

What’s the best CTRM Strategy for commodity trading?

The commodity trading and risk management (CTRM) strategy plays a pivotal role in navigating the complex landscape of commodity markets, especially in the wake of recent global events. With the surge in volatility due to geopolitical tensions and climate-related disruptions, organisations are increasingly turning to sophisticated CTRM strategies to mitigate risks and optimise their trading [...]

2024-03-19T16:24:17+01:00November 20th, 2023|Knowledge Series|

From Complexity to Clarity: How CTRM Software Simplifies Compliance for Commodity Traders

When it comes to commodity trading, compliance is a crucial element. It involves staying abreast of and complying with various rules and regulations. Governments, exchanges, and other authorities may have their own set of rules and regulations. Given the complexity and diversity of the markets, products, contracts, and transactions involved in trading commodities, compliance can [...]

2023-03-10T15:34:39+01:00March 10th, 2023|Knowledge Series|

From Implementing to Integrating: Making CTRM Work for You

Implementing a commodity trading and risk management (CTRM) software system into your company’s workflow can be daunting – especially if everyone at your company has grown accustomed to using legacy systems. But making use of powerful CTRM software is essential if you wish to streamline your operations. CTRM software can help you manage your commodity [...]

2024-05-16T10:07:15+02:00February 17th, 2023|Knowledge Series, Startseite Knowledge Series|

Mining Products Trading in Africa

Mining products trading in Africa has been an important economic activity for many countries on the continent. Africa is a mineral-rich continent with vast reserves of various minerals, including gold, copper, and iron ore. The mining industry has been a key driver of economic growth in many African countries. In 2019, the Africa Mining Vision [...]

2023-02-15T10:18:57+01:00February 15th, 2023|Knowledge Series|