Trade Commodities Online
Buy and Sell Shares in Gold, Silver and Oil CFDs. Trade commodities online with the best commodity trading brokers in the United Kingdom
You can now bet on nearly all commodity prices that are listed on the stock market. Open an account with one our recommended commodity brokers and you will be able to buy all traded commodities from the convenience of your computer or your mobile phone.
Here are 8 of the most popular traded commodity CFDs
|Gold Shares||Silver Shares||Platinum Shares||Palladium Shares|
|Oil Shares||Heating Oil Shares||Gas Shares||Copper Shares|
What Are Commodities?
Commodities are basically raw materials we use to build our world. People use energy to sustain themselves, metals to produce cars, jewellery, weapons and tools, and farming & agricultural products to look after their livestock, put food on the table which we buy from our local supermarkets such as Tesco, morrisons and waitrose. The global economy is essentially based on the share price of these basic commodities, hence why traders also trade commodities online.
Commodities usually share the following criteria:
Commodities have to firstly be ‘tradable'. There needs to be a viable investment vehicle to enable you to trade shares in it. A commodity is generally included if it has a futures contract assigned to it on one of the major stock exchanges, or if a company processes it, or if there’s an ETF that tracks it.
Liquidity is extremely critical share attribute, as it gives you options of getting in and out of a share investment without having to face the difficulty finding other buyers or sellers for your securities. Commodities in this learning centre has an active market with buyers and sellers constantly transacting with one another.
UK and Worldwide commodities have to be physically deliverable. Crude oil can be delivered in barrels and gas can be delivered by companies in the UK such as EON, Npower and British Gas. Smaller companies in the UK also deliver this commodity in canisters. Wheat is also included because it can be delivered by the bushel, so you get the idea.