Headquartered in Mumbai, Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd (MCX) is a state-of-the-art electronic commodity futures exchange. The demutualised Exchange set up by Financial Technologies (India) Ltd (FTIL) has permanent recognition from the Government of India to facilitate online trading, and clearing and settlement operations for commodity futures across the country.
Having started operations in November 2003, today, MCX holds a market share of over 80% of the Indian commodity futures market, and has more than 2100 registered members operating through over 1, 80,000 trading terminals, across India. The Exchange was the sixth largest commodity futures exchange in the world, in terms of the number of contracts traded in CY2010.
MCX offers more than 40 commodities across various segments such as bullion, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, energy, weather and a number of agri-commodities on its platform.