Commodities

Commodities - Spreads / Conditions

Symbol Description Minimum Price
Fluctuation
Value of Minimum
Price Fluctuation
Spreads
As low as
Value of 1 lot Min/Max
Trade Size
Margin Percentage Limit and Stop
Levels*
CORN US Corn 0.00010 USD 0.04 0.022 400 Bushels 1/250 2 % 0.06
WHEAT US Wheat 0.00050 USD 0.2 0.012 400 Bushels 1/250 2 % 0.02
SBEAN US Soybeans 0.00010 USD 0.04 0.01 400 Bushels 1/250 2 % 0.02
HGCOP High Grade Copper 0.00010 USD 0.2 0.007 2000 LBS 1/300 2 % 0.01
COCOA US Cocoa 1.00000 USD 1 11 1 Metric Ton 1/100 2 % 14
COFFE US Coffee 0.00050 USD 5 0.007 10000 LBS 1/100 2 % 0.002
SUGAR US Sugar No. 11 0.00010 USD 1 0.0008 10000 LBS 1/100 2 % 0.002
COTTO US Cotton No. 2 0.00010 USD 1 0.0044 10000 LBS 1/100 2 % 0.01
Symbol Description Server Time Weekday Monday Open Friday Close
CORN US Corn GMT +3 03:05-15:40,16:35-21:10 03:05 21:10
WHEAT US Wheat GMT +3 03:05-15:40,16:35-21:10 03:05 21:10
SBEAN US Soybeans GMT +3 03:05-15:40,16:35-21:10 03:05 21:00
HGCOP High Grade Copper GMT +3 01:05-23:55 01:05 23:10
COCOA US Cocoa GMT +3 11:50-20:25 11:50 20:25
COFFE US Coffee GMT +3 11:20-20:25 11:20 20:25
SUGAR US Sugar No. 11 GMT +3 10:35-19:55 10:35 19:55
COTTO US Cotton No. 2 GMT +3 04:05-21:15 04:05 21:15
Instrument Status Aug
16
Sep
16
Oct
16
Nov
16
Dec
16
Jan
17
Feb
17
Mar
17
Apr
17
May
17
Jun
17
Jul
17
US Corn
(CORN)
Open 28/06/16 29/08/16 28/11/16 24/02/17 26/04/17
US Corn
(CORN)
Close Only 29/08/16 28/11/16 24/02/17 26/04/17
US Corn
(CORN)
Expiry 30/08/16 29/11/16 27/02/17 27/04/17
US Wheat
(WHEAT)
Open 28/06/16 29/08/16 28/11/16 24/02/17 26/04/17
US Wheat
(WHEAT)
Close Only 29/08/16 28/11/16 24/02/17 26/04/17
US Wheat
(WHEAT)
Expiry 30/08/16 29/11/16 27/02/17 27/04/17
US Soybeans
(SBEAN)
Open 28/06/16 27/07/16 29/08/16 27/10/16 28/12/16 24/02/17 26/04/17
US Soybeans
(SBEAN)
Close Only 27/07/16 29/08/16 27/10/16 28/12/16 24/02/17 26/04/17
US Soybeans
(SBEAN)
Expiry 28/07/16 30/08/16 28/10/16 29/12/16 27/02/17 27/04/17
High Grade Copper
(HGCOP)
Open 23/06/16 29/08/16 28/11/16 24/02/17 26/04/17
High Grade Copper
(HGCOP)
Close Only 29/08/16 28/11/16 24/02/17 26/04/17
High Grade Copper
(HGCOP)
Expiry 30/08/16 29/11/16 27/02/17 27/04/17
US Cocoa
(COCOA)
Open 09/06/16 11/08/16 10/11/16 09/02/17 12/04/17
US Cocoa
(COCOA)
Close Only 11/08/16 10/11/16 09/02/17 12/04/17
US Cocoa
(COCOA)
Expiry 12/08/16 11/11/16 10/02/17 13/04/17
US Coffee
(COFFE)
Open 09/06/16 19/08/16 17/11/16 15/02/17 18/04/17
US Coffee
(COFFE)
Close Only 19/08/16 17/11/16 15/02/17 18/04/17
US Coffee
(COFFE)
Expiry 22/08/16 18/11/16 16/02/17 19/04/17
US Sugar No. 11
(SUGAR)
Open 28/06/16 28/09/16 24/02/17 26/04/17
US Sugar No. 11
(SUGAR)
Close Only 28/09/16 24/02/17 26/04/17
US Sugar No. 11
(SUGAR)
Expiry 29/09/16 27/02/17 27/04/17
US Cotton No. 2
(COTTO)
Open 16/06/16 22/09/16 21/11/16 21/02/17 20/04/17
US Cotton No. 2
(COTTO)
Close Only 22/09/16 21/11/16 21/02/17 20/04/17
US Cotton No. 2
(COTTO)
Expiry 23/09/16 22/11/16 22/02/17 21/04/17

* Minimum level for placing Stop Loss and Take Profit orders from a current market price.

The margin requirement for CFDs is calculated like this : Lots * Contract Size * Opening Price * Margin Percentage and not based on the leverage of your trading account.

Margin in CFDs when you are hedged is always 50%.

Calendar dates are indicative and are subject to change.

Commodity Trading

Along with the global currency exchange markets, commodity markets offer various investment opportunities for retail traders worldwide. Soft commodities such as sugar, wheat or corn have been traded for centuries, and investors’ preference for these financial derivatives is attributed to the major role they play in portfolio diversification and risk management.

Investing in contract-based tradable goods is a reliable means of risk mitigation even during times of inflation or economic uncertainty, ensuring both the contract buyer and seller against drastic price movements that may cause increased losses.

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