#Madhu Vadera Jayakumar
She is among the first few female women commodity traders, who founded E-commodities Limited.
This former CEO of E-commodities Limited has more than 17 years of experience in the financial markets and is an IIM MBA graduate as per her LinkedIn profile. She is an independent investor and also the public interest director in the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX).
With over 30 years of experience in the financial market, including the commodities, one can often spot Budia in the early morning financial market news shows.
She is a derivative and technical analyst and has been the Director of BK tradingsince 1986. Apart from being a trader and giving expert opinions on television, Budhia also spends time educating students and is a visiting facility of in-house institutes of stock markets like Bombay Stock Exchange, National Stock Exchange, MCX and the Manipal University.
Trading runs in the blood of this Maharashtrian Porgi, whose family has its roots in the baniya (trading) community. But, she has learned her commodity trading skills from her previous employer Bunge Limited.
Presently, she is not just rocking the domestic market, but is also playing her cards right in the international commodity market.
After trying her hands in tiffin services and restaurant business, Singh got into commodity broking. Having done a business of more than INR 60 crore, Singh registered her company last year as Jaya Laxmi Foods and operates from the Indore Commodity Market. The firm is majorly into the commodity trading of wheat. Singh is also a national-level basketball player.