Commodities Contract Specifications

Swap values in margin currency Trading Hours
Symbol Description Typical Spreads in quote
currency per unit
Margin requirement Short Long Monday
Open
Friday
Close
Break
Cocoa US Cocoa 9.6 1.5% -0.5 -1.58 11:45:00 20:29:59 -
Coffee Coffee 0.48 1400 USD -0.51 -1.54 11:15:00 20:29:59 -
Copper Copper 0.005 1500 USD -0.53 -1.58 1:00:00 23:59:59 Daily 23:59:59 - 01:00:00
Cotton US Cotton No.2 0.62 1.5% -1.0 -3.3 4:00:00 21:19:59 -
Palladium Palladium 3.7 1500 USD -0.54 -1.61 1:00:00 23:59:59 Daily 23:59:59 - 01:00:00
Platinum Platinum 3.0 1500 USD -0.5 -1.5 1:00:00 23:59:59 Daily 23:59:59 - 01:00:00
Sugar Sugar #11 0.06 700 USD -0.13 -0.39 10:30:00 19:59:59 -

Important

  1. Swaps values may be adjusted daily based on market conditions and rates provided by our Price Provider applicable to all open positions. Triple swaps are applied every Wednesday.
  2. Server Times: Winter: GMT+2 and Summer: GMT+3 (DST) (last Sunday of March and ends last Sunday of October).
  3. All Pending Orders will be force closed during market breaks. In case any order is left pending, it will be automatically deleted after the daily market closure time.
  4. The availability for trading on CFDs on Commodities is subject to the client's Appropriateness Assessment status.

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 is: 1 * 10 * 2,692 = 26,920 USD
Margin required is: 26,920 USD * 0.015 = 403.80 USD


Commodities Contract Expiration Dates

Symbol January February March April May June July August September October November December
Coffee 18/02/2019 18/04/2019
Copper 26/02/2019 27/05/2019
Sugar 27/02/2019 29/04/2019
Cocoa 12/02/2019 12/04/2019
Cotton 20/02/2019 22/04/2019

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