Commodities

Commodities
Advantages of Commodity Trading at 8MAX

  • Trading without actually owning the financial instrument on which the contract is based
  • Instant exposure to global economies
  • Speculation on future uptrend/downtrend market price movements
  • Ideal also for beginner traders due to low deposits
  • Ability to go short and profit from falling prices
  • NO stock exchange fees

Trade Forex, Precious Metals, Equity Indices from 1 Account.
Choose from 8 Trading Platforms from one account.

Commodities - Spreads / Conditions

Display Items
Symbol Description Minimum PriceFluctuation
Value of Minimum Price Fluctuation
*
SpreadsAs low as
Value of 1 lot
Min/Max Trade Size
Margin Percentage
Limit and Stop Levels

*
COCOA US Cocoa 1.00000 USD 0.04 0.0008 1 Metric Ton 1/100 2 % 0.002
COFFE US Coffee 1.00000 USD 0.04 0.0008 1 Metric Ton 1/100 2 % 0.002
CORN US Corn 1.00000 USD 0.04 0.0008 1 Metric Ton 1/100 2 % 0.002
COTTO US Cotton No. 2 1.00000 USD 0.04 0.0008 1 Metric Ton 1/100 2 % 0.002
HGCOP High Grade Copper 1.00000 USD 0.04 0.0008 1 Metric Ton 1/100 2 % 0.002
SBEAN US Soybeans 1.00000 USD 0.04 0.0008 1 Metric Ton 1/100 2 % 0.002
SUGAR US Sugar No. 11 1.00000 USD 0.04 0.0008 1 Metric Ton 1/100 2 % 0.002
WHEAT US Wheat 1.00000 USD 0.04 0.0008 1 Metric Ton 1/100 2 % 0.002
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Display  Items
Symbol Description MT4Server Time Weekday Monday Open Friday Close
COCOA US Cocoa GMT +2 03:05-15:40,16:35-21:10 11:50 20:25
COFFE US Coffee GMT +2 03:05-15:40,16:35-21:10 11:50 20:25
CORN US Corn GMT +2 03:05-15:40,16:35-21:10 11:50 20:25
COTTO US Cotton No. 2 GMT +2 03:05-15:40,16:35-21:10 11:50 20:25
HGCOP High Grade Copper GMT +2 03:05-15:40,16:35-21:10 11:50 20:25
SBEAN US Soybeans GMT +2 03:05-15:40,16:35-21:10 11:50 20:25
SUGAR US Sugar No. 11 GMT +2 03:05-15:40,16:35-21:10 11:50 20:25
WHEAT US Wheat GMT +2 03:05-15:40,16:35-21:10 11:50 20:25
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Display  Items
Instrument Status Apr
16
May
16
Jun
16
Jul
16
Aug
16
Sep
16
Oct
16
Nov
16
Dec
16
Jan
17
Feb
17
Mar
17
High Grade Copper
(HGCOP)
Open 25/02/16 25/02/16 25/02/16 25/02/16 25/02/16
High Grade Copper
(HGCOP)
Close only 21/04/16 21/04/16 21/04/16 21/04/16 21/04/16
High Grade Copper
(HGCOP)
Expiry 22/04/16 22/04/16 22/04/16 22/04/16 22/04/16
US Cocoa
(COCOA)
Open 12/02/16 12/02/16 12/02/16 12/02/16 12/02/16
US Cocoa
(COCOA)
Close only 07/04/16 07/04/16 07/04/16 07/04/16 07/04/16
US Cocoa
(COCOA)
Expiry 08/04/16 08/04/16 08/04/16 08/04/16 08/04/16
US Coffee
(COFFE)
Open 17/02/16 17/02/16 17/02/16 17/02/16 17/02/16
US Coffee
(COFFE)
Close only 07/04/16 07/04/16 07/04/16 07/04/16 07/04/16
US Coffee
(COFFE)
Expiry 08/04/16 08/04/16 08/04/16 08/04/16 08/04/16
US Corn
(CORN)
Open 25/02/16 25/02/16 25/02/16 25/02/16 25/02/16
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Annotation

*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.
Positions that are not settled on the maturity date will be forced settlement.
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.