Trade the world’s most popular commodities trading with market-leading spreads.
All trading involves risk. It is possible to lose all your capital.
Trading commodities CFDs (“contracts for difference”) is one of the most common ways to diversify your portfolio and/or hedge risks. Commodities CFDs are attractive to speculators due to their high volatility and because traders do not worry about physical delivery and ownership. XS offers to its clients the opportunity to soft commodities with market-leading spreads.
Soft commodities are sold on futures markets, and their value is determined by demand and supply factors. In the case of agriculture products like cotton or cocoa, supply factors like weather play a very significant role on the value of the product.
Commodity demand in general is impacted by broader factors such as global economic outlook, financial cycles, population increase, inflation and even wars. Soft commodities are usually traded only against US dollar and they usually provide strong protection again inflation.
In our example, the price moves in your favour and WTI rises to 81.50. You could close your 1 lot position at this level and have a winning trade. But, had the price declined instead moving against your prediction, you may had resulted in a loss.
The gross profit on your trade is calculated as follows:
Gross Profit on Trade