Trading commodities CFDs (“contracts for difference”) is a great way to diversify your portfolio and hedge risks. Basel Markets has carved a niche for itself in the commodity trading market in Europe and Singapore, offering the optimal trading experience.
Choosing from a wide variety of products, while benefiting from the latest real-time technology and available commodity prices. When you choose to trade commodity CFDs with Basel Markets, you get access to commodity prices worldwide with high execution speeds, low slippage,deep liquidity and tight spreads.
Trade CFDs on a wide variety of global commodities, including gold, silver and oil with an Australian-regulated broker provider giving you access to different asset classes on the same platform or a range of platforms as well as sophisticated risk management tools and trading tools.
Commodities trading represents the buying and selling of set quantities of homogeneous, or near-homogeneous assets. Popular commodities include Brent Crude Oil, Gold and other precious metals and soft commodities such as coffee, cocoa, soy bean etc. Price movements in commodities are usually seen as bellwethers for the overall health of the industry that produces/consumes them.
Commodity prices can be impacted by factors such as adverse weather, seasonal availability, natural disasters and other non-market factors typically found in other financial instruments. Typically, commodities trading in commodities can be either speculative or for hedging purposes. Traders can trade commodity markets to express their outlook on certain industries or to hedge their trading portfolio.
Through careful analysis, CFD traders predict the potential direction of commodities prices and attempt to capture gains based on price fluctuations. The markets is open 24 hours a day, 5 days a week.