What is Oil Trading?
Oil trading is the buying and selling of different types of oil related instruments, with the hope of generating a profit.
Often referred to as “black gold”, oil is a vital global commodity, with crude oil featuring as a basic ingredient in many different industries, including electricity, plastics, cosmetics, transportation, pharmaceuticals and petroleum. Because of its importance in global commerce, many industries monitor the price of oil very closely and also actively trade in the oil market. This gives the oil market a high level of volatility.
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