• Market Fundamentals Forum

    Market Fundamentals Forum

  • Best Market Analyst

    Best Market Analyst

    Award - Category (Bullion) by Zee Business
  • Bursa Malaysia

    Bursa Malaysia

    In appreciation of the Keynote Speech at Kuala Lumpur, by the CEO.
  • Commodity Champions

    Commodity Champions


Media Presence


Speaker at Conferences, approx


Retail Clients approx


Fortune 500 as clients, approx

Our last 3 years' performance

2019-20  performance month-wise


Net return of close to 96% on the margin deployed, based on our calls.

2019-20 Annual Report

2020-21 performance month-wise


Net return of close to 83% on the margin deployed, based on our calls.

2020-21 Annual Report

2021-22 performance month-wise


Net return of close to 70% on the margin deployed, based on our calls.

2021-22 Annual Report 


is the average returns per annum in the last 3 years 

  • Tradable calls with a very high success ratio

    The calls we produce are tradable with very low slippage, as 95% of them are positional in nature.
    • Success ratio 75% approx
    • Well researched and trading system oriented calls
    • Affordable services
  • Commodity Price Risk Management for Corporates

    Sharp fluctuations in commodity prices are creating significant business challenges. This price volatility makes it imperative for an entity to manage the impact of commodity price fluctuations across its value chain to effectively manage its profitability.

Meet our team

Yeshwant Rao - Co-founder & Director

Yeshwant Rao

Co-founder & Director

Hi. I'm Yeshwant Rao.

Presently, Director for Commtrendz and Consultant for Almus Consulting LLP 
  • Over 50 years of Trading experience
  • Worked as Head, Trading Strategies for RIL's Energy Division
  • Worked as Head, Corporate Treasury - Arvind Mills Limited
Chandrasekhar G - Independent Director  

Chandrasekhar G

Independent Director

Hi. I'm Chandrasekhar.

Senior Journalist and Chief Economist for Indian Merchant Chambers  
  • Commodities Editor, The Hindu Business Line
  • Agriculture Policy Maker
  • Senior Commentator and Journalist

Hi. I'm Gnanasekar.

Presently Heads Commtrendz, an organisation specialising in managing Price Risk of Commodities and Currencies 
  • Over 20 years of experience in Trading
  • Worked with Bank of Nova Scotia as Forex Dealer
  • Worked with Dow Jones, promoters of the Wall Street Journal
Gnanasekar Thiagarajan - Co-founder & CEO  

Gnanasekar Thiagarajan

Co-founder & CEO


Yashwant Rao

Yashwant Rao

Co-founder & Director

YESHWANT RAO is a most respected and sought-after analyst in the Foreign Exchange/ Commodities markets. His views on the Forex market appearing on Reuters newswires had a wide readership all over the world. He provides critical inputs for devising Risk Management strategies for Reliance Industries' petroleum business. He was earlier the head of Foreign Exchange/ Interest Rate Risk Management at Arvind Mills Ltd., the second largest denim-manufacturer in the world.

Chandrasekhar G

Chandrasekhar G

Independent Director

G. CHANDRASEKHAR is the Commodities Editor of The Hindu Business Line. He consults for Commtrendz and shares his thoughts and views on the commodity markets, from time to time. He has an excellent understanding of the physical commodity markets and his articles are widely followed and respected by the entire commodity-ecosystem including traders, growers, consumers and policy-makers in India. A senior journalist of global repute, his editorials have a wide readership in India and overseas.

Gnanasekar Thiagarajan

Gnanasekar Thiagarajan

Co-founder & CEO

GNANASEKAR THIAGARAJAN possesses rich experience in the Commodity and Foreign Exchange markets. Formerly, a Forex / Commodity dealer with The Bank of Nova Scotia, one of the largest Canadian banks, he presently heads Commtrendz Risk Management Services Pvt. Ltd. A regular columnist for The Hindu Business Line, his weekly column on the analysis of Commodity markets is widely read, both in India and overseas. He is regularly invited by various television channels including CNBC and NDTV to give his opinion on the Commodity markets.

Presentations @ Conferences   


Why choose us?

We Design Contracts

For commodity exchanges

We Build Relationships

For the long-term

We are the pioneers

In commodity trading

We understand

Your requirements

We de-Risk

Corporates from commodity and currency price fluctuations.

We are passionate about Trading

Between the 2 of us we have 65 years of trading experience. 

We Set Up

Research, Trading & Hedging desks

We Trade cautiously

On our client funds.

Commtrendz Research
No 1/13, Sindhudurg Bldg,
Opposite Centrepoint
Lower Parel, LalBaug,
Mumbai 400 012


+91 9820548092/
+91 22 4058 4400


Gnanasekar Thiagarajan (CEO) - gnanasekar.t@commtrendz.com

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