Soft commodities

Trade Soft commodities with DB Markets

Soft commodities are an exciting new market that DB Markets traders now have access to through their Mt5 platform. This commodity class is a robust market full of large buyers and sellers of the physical assets that back the futures market.

The term soft commodities generally refers to those that can be grown rather than mined. For example, the precious metal gold is dug up under the ground using mining equipment, while the soft commodity of cocoa is grown on a tree.

The roots of soft commodities markets can be traced back thousands of years and continue to play a major role in the liquidity of global futures markets across the globe. They help farmers to hedge their exposure against natural disasters and gives them the ability to lock in long term profits. This keeps both production running smoothly and gives speculators a chance to get involved.

People will continue to want and need soft commodities as the basis of food and clothing production. Take advantage of endless demand and trade soft commodities on Mt5 with DB Markets.

See what soft commodities you can trade

DB Markets allows trading of the following soft commodities contracts via MetaTrader 4
platforms:

  • Cocoa
  • Coffee
  • Cotton
  • Orange juice
  • Raw sugar
  Product
symbol
Product
type
Trade
market
Size/
volume
Quote
sample
Contract
currency
Max.
leverage
Min.
volume
Max.
volume
Min Spread
(ref only)
Avg. Spread
(ref only)
 
  Cocoa-C US Cocoa
Cash
Nymex/CME 10 lbs 2426.1 USD 20 0.1 40 50 50  
  Coffee-C Coffee Arabica
Cash
Nymex/CME 37500 lbs 0.9716 USD 20 0.1 40 29 29  
  Cotton–C Cotton Cash Nymex/CME 50000 lbs 0.60309 USD 20 0.1 40 152 152  
  Orange-C Orange Juice
Cash
Nymex/CME 15000 lbs 1.2480 USD 20 0.1 40 89 89  
  Sugar-C Sugar Raw
Cash
Nymex/CME 112000 lbs 0.11981 USD 20 0.1 40 50 50