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New to Commodities Trading?

Trading on commodities is a way to speculate on the future price of a physical good such as gold, oil or cotton, using
either spread betting or contracts for difference (CFDs) to trade on the underlying market price.

Read more about what commodities trading is, how to trade on commodities and discover a range of tips and strategies.

New to Commodities?

New to Commodities Trading? ETX is here to help

Trading on commodities is similar to trading on stock market indices and individual equities, but there are some differences to the approach and it’s important to understand concepts like futures contracts and leverage before starting.

What is commodities trading?

Trading on commodities is a means to speculate on the future price movements of raw materials from crude oil to cotton.

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Commodity markets

At ETX Capital you can trade on gold, oil and dozens more commodities on our proprietary online trading platform.

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How to trade on commodities

Whether spread betting or trading on commodity CFDs, you are trading on the underlying market price using a leveraged-based derivative...

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Commodities trading tips & strategies

Commodities are a diverse group of financial assets. What affects the price of gold may not have any impact on soft commodities...

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Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 81% of retail investor accounts lose money when spread betting or trading CFDs with ETX. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets orCFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

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81% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.