Commodities trading

Commodities are popularly traded instruments in CFD trading. We offer CFDs on a wide range of cash and forward commodities instruments, including Brent and WTI Crude Oil, Gold and Silver. Our spreads on Gold and Natural Gas start from 0.3 points and from 3 points on crude oils.

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Commodities CFD trading details

View the spreads, margins and trading hours for our commodity CFD trading instruments.

InstrumentMinimum spread*Margin rate fromTrading hours
Cocoa Bulk Bean (Paris)3.510%Daily 09:30-16:55
Cocoa (US)410%Daily 09:45-18:30
Coffee Arabica310%Daily 09:15-18:30
Coffee Robusta310%Daily 09:00-17:30
Copper210%Sun 23:00-Fri 22:00 (break 22:00-23:00)
Corn0.910%Daily 01:00-13:45 / 14:30-19:15
Cotton1510%Daily 02:00-19:20
Crude Oil Brent310%Sun 23:00-Fri 22:00 (daily break 23:00-01:00 Mon-Thu)
Crude Oil West Texas
310%Sun 23:00-Fri 22:00 (daily break 22:00-23:00 Mon-Thu)
Feeder Cattle2010%Daily 14:30-19:05
Gasoline2.510%Sun 23:00-Fri 22:00 (break 22:00-23:00)
Gold0.35%Sun 23:00-Fri 21:00 (daily break 22:00-23:00)
Heating Oil2.810%Sun 23:00-Fri 22:00 (break 22:00-23:00)
Lean Hogs1010%Daily 14:30-19:05
Live Cattle
1010%Daily 14:30-19:05
Low Sulphur Gasoil
Sun-Fri 23:00-22:00
Lumber1010%Daily 15:00-19:05
Natural Gas0.310%Sun 23:00-Fri 21:00 (daily break 22:00-23:00 Mon-Thu)
Oats910%Daily 01:00-13:45 / 14:30-19:15
Orange Juice1010%Daily 13:00-19:00
Palladium1010%Sun 23:00-Fri 22:00 (break 22:00-23:00)
Platinum1010%Sun 23:00-Fri 22:00 (break 22:00-23:00)
Rough Rice410%Daily 01:00-13:45 / 14:30-19:15
Silver2.510%Sun 23:00-Fri 21:00 (daily break 22:00-23:00)
Soybean1.510%Daily 01:00-13:45 / 14:30-19:15
Soybean Meal710%Daily 01:00-13:45 / 14:30-19:15
Soybean Oil910%Daily 01:00-13:45 / 14:30-19:15
Sugar Raw410%Daily 08:30-18:00
Sugar White710%Daily 08:45-17:55
Wheat0.810%Daily 01:00-13:45 / 14:30-19:15

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What is commodities trading?

Commodities CFD trading is a popular way to speculate on the financial markets. The origins of commodities trading can be traced back to Asia hundreds of years ago. Commodities are mostly traded in two forms – cash and forward – with the settlement (or delivery) dates being the main difference between the two. Cash settled commodities have a settlement date that is usually in the near future, while forward commodities usually settle further in the future and therefore, tend to have wider spreads. Find out more about commodities here.

The most popularly traded commodity sectors are energies (like oils and natural gas), metals (including gold, silver and copper) and soft commodities (such as cocoa, coffee and sugar and wheat). See how you can Create Account commodities with us.

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*A minimum spread is the lowest spread that will be shown on the given product. If the underlying market spread widens throughout the trading day, or you are trading out of hours,the platform spread may also widen. The spreads shown are for the first price available for the average market trade/bet sizes in the relevant product. The spread will widen for larger trade/bet sizes, see our platform for more information.

This data is provided for general information only and may not be current. Please refer to the product overview area of our trading platform for real-time information on the spreads, margin rates, commission (as applicable) and trading hours of a particular product.

​Please note, the change in price that results in a P&L change equal to your stake size is represented by the last large digit in the price shown on the platform.

​At the end of each trading day (5pm New York time), positions held in your account may be subject to a holding cost. The holding cost can be positive or negative depending on the direction of your position and the applicable holding rate. Historical holding rates, expressed as an annual percentage rate, are visible on our platform within the overview section of each product. View further details about ourCFD trading holding costs.

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