Commodities Spot Energies Contract Specifications


# Symbol Full name Contract size Tick size Margin, % Swap Long
(Points)
Swap Short
(Points)
Sunday
open time
GMT+0
Trading time*
(GMT+0)
Friday
close time
GMT+0
Leverage
1 WTIUSD Oil - US Crude 1000 0.001 5 -13 -2 23:05 00:00 - 21:55 23:05 - 23:59 21:55 1:50
2 BRNUSD Oil - Brent Crude 1000 0.01 5 -1 -2 23:00 Monday:
00:00 - 22:00
Tuesday-Thursday:
01:00 - 22:00
20:55 1:50
3 NGCUSD Natural Gas 10000 0.0001 4 -2 -1 23:05 00:00 - 21:55 23:05 - 23:59 21:55 1:50

* - All systems have a restart time without execution and prices up to 5 minutes everyday at 22:00 GMT+0, but on Sundays the restart time is at 20:00 GMT+0
** - MT5 servers have a scheduled maintenance without execution and prices during 0-1 minutes everyday at 00:00 GMT+0
*** - If you use fix-connection or bridge-connection to own MT-server so, the session time will depend on your Trading server time settings.

Calculating Commodities Margin Requirements - Example

Account base currency: USD
Position: Open 1 lot BUY Cocoa at 2,692
1 Lot size: 10 Metric ton
Margin requirement: 1.50% of Notional Value

Notional value:
1 * 10 * 2,692 = 26,920 USD

Margin required:
26,920 USD * 0.015 = 403.80 USD

Commodities Market Characteristics

Commodity is a raw material, such as natural resources or agricultural products, used in commerce. Coffee, Sugar and Copper are among the most commonly traded commodities in the markets.

Commodities can be an important means for investors to diversify their portfolio. Ambiance Markets offers traders and investors the opportunity to participate in the commodity markets by trading derivatives on a range of metals, energies and soft commodities with low margin requirements and hedging strategies allowed to manage their price exposure.

Commodity prices are influenced by economic, political and environmental factors such as:

  • Supply and demand
  • Technological advances
  • Geo-political tensions
  • Weather conditions
  • Natural disasters

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