The IUP Journal of Case Folio
Hedging Using Agriculture Commodities Index in India: Issues and Challenges

Article Details
Pub. Date : March 2022
Product Name : The IUP Journal of Case Folio
Product Type : Article
Product Code : IJCF040322
Author Name : Sharon K Jose and Ekta Chandak
Availability : YES
Subject/Domain : Management
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No. of Pages : 11



The case focuses on a research analyst's exploration of various avenues of enhancing return on his investment, and how he takes a look at the effective inflation hedging techniques and tools available in the Indian market. Approaches of price risk management and return enhancement were used, while a new method of inflation hedging using the commodities index was adopted. The classroom discussion can focus on how retail investors can use the newly introduced Indian commodities index (NCDEX AGRIDEX Index) and on the issues and challenges associated with it.


Sai Yashwi Teja, a research analyst, conducted research on companies, monitored the performance of stocks and offered recommendations to investment advisors and investors on whether to buy or sell particular stocks related to the supply and manufacture of some agro products1 of a company named Raghavendra Oil and Agro Products. The partnership-based firm entity, headquartered at Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, was well equipped with manpower and machinery2. Since 2007, it had been a manufacturer and supplier of a flawless range of BPT Rice3 , Groundnut Cake, Diabetic Rice, etc. It had always worked to improve its skills by conducting seminars on