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    Topic : Live Webinar on Commodity Derivatives for Investor Awareness

  • Cashless trading

    Date : 27th November, 2021

  • Cashless trading

    Time : 11 AM onwards


A world investor week being celebrated under the aegis of IOSCO and SEBI from Nov 22nd to 28th, 2021. ICICIdirect is pleased to organize a live webinar on commodity derivatives jointly with MCX. Objective of this webinar is to give an overview of commodity derivatives in simple terms and with practical approach.


Somesh Vaidya

Mr. Somesh Vaidya

Sr. Manager Business Development, MCX

Mr. Somesh Vaidya is in the Business Development team of MCX. He has over 16 years of experience in commodity space, including commodity derivatives and spot.

Prior to joining MCX, he has worked various institutions and other exchange in the commodity derivatives markets.

He has a rich experience in the product and business development aspects.


Pankaj Agarwal

Mr. Ramesh Varakhedkar

Head – Commodity & Currency, ICICI Securities Ltd

Mr. Ramesh Varakhedkar is presently heading the commodity and currencies vertical at ICICI Securities Ltd. He brings with him an immense experience of over two decades across banks, exchange, and broking industry.

He has strong domain knowledge about Commodities & Currencies traded in India along with rules and regulations of exchange and regulator. He is also a member of Product Advisory Committee (PAC) for Index Derivatives at Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd.

Prior to ICICI Securities, he has worked with Karvy Stock Broking Ltd, MCX Stock Exchange Ltd. and Citibank N.A. Mr. Varakhedkar is trained in management through the Accelerated General Management Program from IIM-Ahmadabad and MDP Program -Executive Program in Applied Finance from IIM-Kolkata.

Topics Coverage

Zero Brokerage plan of ICICIdirect Neo

Types of Commodities

New Features and Tools

Factors that affect Commodity Prices

eATM and Margin Trading Service

Commodity Derivatives – Futures & Options

Completely Digital System and Safe and Secure ecosystem for investments

Key Features of Commodity Derivatives Trading


ICICI Securities Ltd. ( I-Sec). Registered office of I-Sec is at ICICI Securities Ltd. - ICICI Venture House, Appasaheb Marathe Marg, Prabhadevi, Mumbai - 400 025, India, Tel: (91 22) 6807 7100, Fax: (91 22) 6807 7803. I-Sec is a Member of National Stock Exchange of India Ltd (Member Code :07730), BSE Ltd (Member Code :103) and having SEBI registration no. INZ000183631. Name of the Compliance officer (broking): Mr. Anoop Goyal, Contact number: 022-40701000, E-mail address: complianceofficer@icicisecurities.com. Investments in securities market are subject to market risks, read all the related documents carefully before investing. The contents herein above shall not be considered as an invitation or persuasion to trade or invest. I-Sec and affiliates accept no liabilities for any loss or damage of any kind arising out of any actions taken in reliance thereon. Please note Brokerage would not exceed the SEBI prescribed limit. The securities quoted are exemplary and are not recommendatory.

Account would be open after all procedure relating to IPV and client due diligence is completed.

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