Commodities are the basic building blocks of the global economy.
They are natural resources traded on dedicated exchanges around the world.
With ELEPHANT, you can trade CFDs on gold, silver
When you take a position, you’re speculating on the metal’s rise or fall in value,
rather than taking actual ownership. If your prediction is correct, you’ll make a profit. If not, you’ll make a loss.
As CFDs are leveraged products, you’ll only ever need to put down a small deposit to gain exposure to the full value of your trade. Keep in mind that while this helps your capital to go further, it also means you stand to lose more than your initial outlay.
The new way to trade commodities
The new offering works in the same way as an index CFD. And just like an index position, you’ll pay a funding charge for holding your commodity position overnight.there are no fixed expiries of Precious metal
Trade commodities on margin
Trade CFDs to gain full exposure with just a small initial deposit, but remember with leverage comes increased risk
Low spreads on popular Groups
Trade on Spot Gold from 0.4 points, Spot Silver from 3 points and US Light Crude from 6 points
Take a position on a fall in value as well as a rise.
Supply and demand
Strength of the dollar
Here mainly refers to the hard commodities that are metals or energies like silver and gas.
The production and consumption of commodities depends on many factors, including:Supply and demand The weather Economic and political events The US dollar (commodities are normally priced in the US currency)
As a result of all these factors, commodity prices can fluctuate significantly.