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A huge range of commodities futures are available and 27 commodity markets with no fixed expiries (1)

Commodities trading

Call  020 7638 6996  or email  to discuss opening a trading account.

Why trade commodities with Guardian ?

Wide range of markets

Trade using spread betting or CFDs on 27 commodities markets including energy, metals and softs.

Risk management tools

Manage your risk in volatile markets.

Highly competitive spreads

Trade with the lowest spreads on the market with no insurance costs.

Sophisticated charting

Technical analysis tools with backdated price charts for the last three to five years.


Your profit/loss will be simple and clearer with no need to close and reopen on expiry.

Small initial deposit

Only pay a small percentage of the trade value.

What is commodity trading ?

Commodity trading is the buying and selling of raw materials / assets.

These materials are used throughout the world and are the cornerstone of global economic activity.

There are two types of commodities


Including metals and energies such as silver and gas.


Mainly agricultural such as wheat and cocoa.

The value of commodities is dictated by many factors including:


  • The weather.


  • Supply and demand.


  • Political and economic news and events.


  • The movement of the US dollar, as commodities are normally priced in USD.



Where are commodities traded ?


Commodities trade on various specialist exchanges including:


  • LIFFE – agricultural products.


  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange – energy and metals.


  • London Metal Exchange – non-precious metals.


  • CE Futures US – agricultural products.


  • Chicago Board of Trade – agricultural products.


  • ICE Futures Exchange - energy.

Commodities spreads

Commodities futures spreads

Spreads are based on the underlying market. If the underlying market spread increases our spread may increase.


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  1. Tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances.

  2. Negative balance protection applies to trade related debt only and is not available to professional traders.

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