Soft commodities trading

Discover the benefits of trading soft commodities such as coffee, orange juice and wheat on our award-winning platform.
  • Range of markets

    Trade our future commodity contracts or spot commodity markets

  • Commission-free trading

    Trade commodities commission-free and enjoy margins from just 10%

  • Competitive spreads

    Enjoy low costs of trading, with spreads from just 0.06pts

Soft commodities explained

Soft commodities are generally agricultural products that are grown or bred for human consumption, as opposed to those that are mined. Soft commodities are traded on futures markets where people speculate on price fluctuations as supply and demand changes. Examples of soft commodities include coffee, corn, cotton, orange juice, soy bean oil, and wheat.

  • Markets
    Diversify your portfolio
    Soft commodities are often used by traders as part of their portfolio diversification to mitigate risk.
  • Pricing
    Competitive pricing with ultrafast execution
    Get the edge on the market by utilising our market leading pricing and instant execution to capitalise on all market movements.
  • Leverage
    Take advantage of leverage
    You only put up a fraction of the value of the trade to open a position. Leverage can magnify your profits and your losses.
  • Clock
    Trade anytime, anywhere
    Our multi-award-winning platform gives you instant access to soft commodities and thousands of other tradable instruments.
Major commodities market information

City Index provides clients with the transparent pricing and competitive spreads they need to gain an edge when trading soft commodities.

 

Our performance in numbers

1 k
Active clients*
1000 +
Markets
0.55 s
Average execution
1 +
Staff
1
Years' experience

*Active City Index clients since 2020

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TradingView charting

Complete with one-tap dealing, custom indicators, alerts and drawing tools.

Trading Central

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Performance Analytics

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How to trade soft commodities

  1. Choose a market
  2. Decide which market you want to trade on using CFDs. We have a huge range of trading tools to find trading opportunities: including advanced charts, SMART Signals and more

  3. Choose the direction
  4. Buy if you think your market will increase in value or sell if you think it will fall

  5. Add a stop loss
  6. Manage your risk with an optional stop loss, which closes your position out if the market reaches your predetermined level

  7. Monitor and close your trade
  8. See your profit and loss updated in real time. Exit your trade by clicking the 'close trade' button

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