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Commodities and Global Markets

Providing risk and capital solutions

Provides clients with access to markets, financing, financial hedging, physical execution, and research and market analysis. We combine specialist expertise, risk and capital solutions to help our clients realise opportunities in global markets including equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, commodities and technology, media and telecoms.

For more than 40 years, we have partnered with our clients to understand their needs, provide tailored solutions and build long-term relationships. Today, as commodities continue to underpin the building of our cities, as our global energy needs continue to grow, and with technology changing the world, we provide access to over 200 products across more than 30 market segments.  

No. 1

Environmental Products Bank of the Year1, Oil & Products House of the Year and Derivatives House of the Year1

No. 2

Physical gas marketer in North America2

$A7.7 billion

Asset finance portfolio3

Clean Cook Stoves Project with C-Quest Capital

Macquarie and C-Quest Capital have partnered in an investment program that aims to deliver over 3 million cook stoves in Sub-Saharan Africa. Hear from Tom Colebatch, Commodities and Global Markets’ Associate Director, about how these stoves are delivering verified emissions reductions as well as meaningful social and health improvements to these communities - while at the same time generating high-quality carbon offsets that can be used to support our clients' decarbonisation strategies.  

Annual General Meeting 2021: Commodities and Global Markets

Our insights

2021 Macquarie Base Metals Summit

Exploring the divergent and emerging pathways across metals markets. Join us as we uncover the crucial role that commodities will play in facilitating the energy transition and new technology, the surge in demand, strain on supply and the growing factors impacting metals markets.

2021 global economic and market outlook: light at the end of the tunnel

2020 was a year for the history books, as economies and financial markets confronted the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent global recession. As we head into 2021, Macquarie’s Chief Economist Ric Deverell shares his global economic and market outlook, with COVID-19 vaccines expected to stimulate economic recovery in the months ahead.

Our services

Risk management

Over-the-counter risk management solutions across commodities, foreign exchange, interest rates and equity derivatives.

Capital and financing

Financing solutions across the capital structure for all client types.

Physical execution and logistics

Purchase of physical production, transportation and storage.

Trade processing

Voice brokerage, electronic execution services, clearing, settlement and margin finance.

Research and market insights

Specialist expertise in global economics, commodities, foreign exchange and interest rates.

Market access

Access to global liquidity venues and exchanges.

Our people

“Energy transition is a strategic theme for the industry and our business. Our clients are increasingly looking to us for insights and support and, as these markets evolve, we are well placed to help them capture value given our long track record and deep expertise.”

Nick O'Kane, Head of Commodities and Global Markets

The Macquarie Podcast Series featuring Commodities and Global Markets (CGM) is aimed at giving students a greater understanding of CGM and some of the interesting careers our team members have had.

  1. Energy Risk Awards 2020. 
  2. Platts Q4 – December 2020. 
  3. At March 2021 in the Specialised and Asset Finance division.