XCU - Copper Cathodes Physical and Derivatives Markets

The XCU subscription mimics the behaviour of the Copper Cathodes physical and exchange-traded derivatives (LME like) markets.

The HedgeTutor's trading and price risk management learning experience results from the interaction between the physical and financial markets that are simultaneously simulated:

  • Follow the evolution of prices and forward curves of your simulated market
  • Trade physical products as they are priced at premium or discount to the Exchange price and manage your inventory
  • Trade futures, options and swaps to hedge your physical price exposure
  • Evaluate the exposure of your combined physical and financial portfolio to ascertain your overall market risk
  • Follow up margining, credit lines and cash flows
  • Review the financial statements to understand the implications of your trades on your PnL and balance sheet

In addition, HedgeTutor provides:

  • an extensive library of Tutorials that incorporates all theoretical concepts behind trading
  • a comprehensive library of Case Studies that directly illustrate the concepts learnt and help Users to get familiar with the simulator

Subscribe to HedgeTutor:






  • 16 Generic Tutorials + 7 Market Specific Tutorials
  • 3.6 hours of videos + respective slides

Case Studies



  • Predefined Case Studies for Copper Producers and Consumers
  • 2.7 hours of videos + respective slides


  • 2 Predefined Copper Price Scenarios (Bullish and Bearish markets)
  • No limit of User-defined Scenarios and Simulations



About LME-Commos XCU HedgeTutor Subscription

Brief Tutorial: Hedging with Futures