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  newaccounts@guardianstockbrokers.com  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.


Choose Guardian Stockbrokers to be your partner in trading

Dedicated relationship manager

Easy-to-use platforms

Huge range of markets

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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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Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 75% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. Professional clients can lose more than they deposit.


All trading involves risk.

The value of shares, ETFs and ETCs bought through a share dealing account, a stocks and shares ISA or a SIPP can fall as well as rise, which could mean getting back less than you originally put in. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

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