Energies

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Energies - Spreads / Conditions

Symbol Key Information Document 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*
OIL Information WTI Oil 0.01000 USD 1 0.05 100 Barrels 1/400 1.5 % 0.1
NGAS Information Natural Gas 0.00100 USD 1 0.035 1000 MMBtu 1/300 3 % 0.07
OILMn Information WTI Oil Mini 0.01000 USD 0.1 0.05 10 Barrels 1/4000 1.5 % 0.1
GSOIL Information London Gas Oil 0.01000 USD 0.04 1.5 4 Tonnes 1/500 3 % 2
BRENT Information Brent Crude Oil 0.01000 USD 1 0.05 100 Barrels 1/400 1.5 % 0.1
Symbol Description Server Time Weekday Monday Open Friday Close
OIL WTI Oil GMT +3 01:05-23:55 01:05 23:10
NGAS Natural Gas GMT +3 01:05-23:55 01:05 23:10
OILMn WTI Oil Mini GMT +3 01:05-23:55 01:05 23:10
GSOIL London Gas Oil GMT +3 03:05-23:55 03:05 23:10
BRENT Brent Crude Oil GMT +3 03:05-00:55 03:05 23:10
Instrument Status Jan
19
Feb
19
Mar
19
Apr
19
May
19
Jun
19
Jul
19
Aug
19
Sep
19
Oct
19
Nov
19
Dec
19
WTI Oil
(OIL)
Open 15/11/18 17/12/18 17/01/19 18/02/19 18/03/19 17/04/19 17/05/19 18/06/19 18/07/19 16/08/19 18/09/19
WTI Oil
(OIL)
Close Only 17/12/18 17/01/19 18/02/19 18/03/19 17/04/19 17/05/19 18/06/19 18/07/19 16/08/19 18/09/19
WTI Oil
(OIL)
Expiry 18/12/18 18/01/19 19/02/19 19/03/19 18/04/19 20/05/19 19/06/19 19/07/19 19/08/19 19/09/19
Natural Gas
(NGAS)
Open 26/11/18 24/12/18 25/01/19 22/02/19 25/03/19 24/04/19 24/05/19 24/06/19 25/07/19 23/08/19 24/09/19
Natural Gas
(NGAS)
Close Only 24/12/18 25/01/19 22/02/19 25/03/19 24/04/19 24/05/19 24/06/19 25/07/19 23/08/19 24/09/19
Natural Gas
(NGAS)
Expiry 26/12/18 28/01/19 25/02/19 26/03/19 25/04/19 27/05/19 25/06/19 26/07/19 26/08/19 25/09/19
WTI Oil Mini
(OILMn)
Open 15/11/18 17/12/18 17/01/19 18/02/19 18/03/19 17/04/19 17/05/19 18/06/19 18/07/19 16/08/19 18/09/19
WTI Oil Mini
(OILMn)
Close Only 17/12/18 17/01/19 18/02/19 18/03/19 17/04/19 17/05/19 18/06/19 18/07/19 16/08/19 18/09/19
WTI Oil Mini
(OILMn)
Expiry 18/12/18 18/01/19 19/02/19 19/03/19 18/04/19 20/05/19 19/06/19 19/07/19 19/08/19 19/09/19
London Gas Oil
(GSOIL)
Open 10/12/18 08/01/19 08/02/19 07/03/19 08/04/19 07/05/19 07/06/19 04/07/19 06/08/19 03/09/19
London Gas Oil
(GSOIL)
Close Only 08/01/19 08/02/19 07/03/19 08/04/19 07/05/19 07/06/19 04/07/19 06/08/19 03/09/19
London Gas Oil
(GSOIL)
Expiry 09/01/19 11/02/19 08/03/19 09/04/19 08/05/19 10/06/19 05/07/19 07/08/19 04/09/19
Brent Crude Oil
(BRENT)
Open 30/10/18 29/11/18 27/12/18 30/01/19 27/02/19 27/03/19 26/04/19 29/05/19 26/06/19 29/07/19 28/08/19 26/09/19
Brent Crude Oil
(BRENT)
Close Only 29/11/18 27/12/18 30/01/19 27/02/19 27/03/19 26/04/19 29/05/19 26/06/19 29/07/19 28/08/19 26/09/19
Brent Crude Oil
(BRENT)
Expiry 30/11/18 28/12/18 31/01/19 28/02/19 28/03/19 29/04/19 30/05/19 27/06/19 30/07/19 29/08/19 27/09/19

* Min. level for placing pending orders at 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.

The margin is always 50% when you hedge positions on CFDs and if your margin level is over 100%.

Calendar dates are indicative and are subject to change.

The above spreads/conditions apply to all types of XM trading accounts.

Please note that our Company does not offer automatic rollover for new contracts of financial instruments that have an expiration date.

About Energies

The most typical feature of energy prices is high volatility, which is the result of numerous political and environmental factors that influence it. Many supply and demand factors also affect energy prices, the strongest of which is global economic growth. In times of economic prosperity the demand for energies increases, while a decrease in consumption occurs when economy stagnates.

Beside economic changes, extreme weather conditions can also have a great impact on energies, leading to supply disruptions of crude oil, natural gas, or heating oil. As a result, such conditions can decrease or increase demand for many consumer services related to these energies. Moreover, global energy prices are highly affected by the political instability in some of the world’s biggest natural gas fields.

Oil trading is a globalized, 24-hour market, with its prices in constant motion. This makes it an ideal instrument for day traders who look for fast movements and choose CFDs as the easiest way to trade on oil prices.

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