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 16/02/2018 19/04/2018 20/06/2018 22/08/2018 19/11/2018
Copper 27/02/2018 27/04/2018 27/06/2018 30/08/2018 28/11/2018
Sugar 28/02/2018 30/04/2018 29/06/2018 27/09/2018
Cocoa 13/02/2018 16/04/2018 15/06/2018 17/08/2018
Cotton 21/02/2018 23/04/2018 22/06/2018 21/09/2018 23/11/2018

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