Attack of the Algorithms VALUE CHAIN DISRUPTION IN COMMODITY TRADING
9 May 2017
As digital technologies become more powerful and prevalent, they continue to transform commodity trading’s value chain. They are also changing what it takes for traders to succeed. In this article, the second of a series on the impact of digitalization on commodity trading, we detail how each part of the value chain, from the securitization of assets to the closeout of traded positions, is being deconstructed and reshaped. We also identify signals that managers should look for when assessing the potential impact of digital forces on their value chains.