Commodity Trading as a career path in Europe (London) - good place to be?

Hi,

my question is related to investment banks, but feel free to give your insight about physical shops too. What is your opinion regarding:

1) developments in the industry in the next 5-10 years (career progression, position of comms desk in the broader markets structure of the bank etc.)

2) exit opportunities (attractiveness, number of spots, compensation)

3) bonus as a junior trader (leading BB banks and physical shops)

4) earnings potential in mid- to long- time span (MD at BB, senior trader at Vitol/Glencore/Trafigura/BP etc.)

5) AI, automation - any impact on commodity trading jobs?

Thanks!

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