Commodities

Trade gold and silver, as well as coffee, cocoa, cotton, orange juice, sugar, oil, gas and more. When you trade commodities, you enter an exciting market with suppliers, merchants and large buyers who protect their prices on future deliveries by locking in prices today. See our instruments and pricing tables below.

Precious metals

Trading precious metals with Pepperstone means receiving access to a range of six metal pairs traded against either the US dollar, the Australian dollar or the Euro.

Gold and silver

We offer four precious silver and gold crosses on our platforms. Gold and silver are traded against both the US dollar and euro in a similar way to other currency pairs on the platform.

Instrument
Contract size per standard lot
Used margin per 1 lot
Minimum Spread (pips)
Average Spread (pips)
Session times
XAUUSD
100 ounces
5%
0.5
1.02
01:00 to 23:59 (GMT+2)
XAUEUR
100 ounces
5%
0.5
1.6
01:00 to 23:59 (GMT+2)
XAUAUD
100 ounces
5%
0.5
2.94
01:00 to 23:59 (GMT+2)
XAGUSD
5000 ounces
10%
0.5
1.14
01:00 to 23:59 (GMT+2)
XAGEUR
5000 ounces
10%
1.3
1.56
01:00 to 23:59 (GMT+2)

Platinum and palladium

We offer platinum and palladium on our MetaTrader4, MetaTrader 5 and cTrader platforms. Platinum and palladium are both traded against the US dollar, much like other currency pairs on the platform.

Instrument
Contract size per standard lot
Margin requirement from as low as
Minimum spread
Average spread
Session times
XPTUSD
100 ounces
10%
5
12.92
01:00 to 23:59 (GMT+3)
XPDUSD
100 ounces
10%
44.5
114
01:00 to 23:59 (GMT+3)

Soft commodities

Soft commodities present good diversification for traders as their prices are built around the moving and delivering of physical assets. Traders enter an exciting market with suppliers, merchants and large buyers, which protects their prices on future deliveries and locks in key strategic supplies. At maturity, each financial trade gives rise to the delivery of a commodity cargo somewhere in the world, making this an exciting global range of trading instruments.

Symbol
Contract size per standard lot
Used margin per 1 lot
Minimum Spread (Pips)
Average Spread (Pips)
Date of next rollover
Session times
Cotton
10,000 lbs
10%
16
16.76
Undated*
09:00-21:15
Sugar
10,000 lbs
10%
4
4.61
Undated*
10:30-20:00
Coffee
10,000 lbs
10%
4.2
4.62
Undated*
11:15-20:30
Cocoa
1 Tonne
10%
4.8
5.39
Undated*
11:45-20:30
Orange Juice
2,000 lbs
10%
10
10.67
Undated*
15:00-21:00

*Cash contracts are undated and will incur a daily swap charge. Please see the specifications section on the platform for current swap charges.

Energy

Oil and gas products are tradable commodities on MetaTrader 4, MetaTrader 5 and cTrader, and are available to all Pepperstone account holders.

Instrument
Contract size per standard lot
Minimum spread
Average spread
Session times
XTIUSD
100 barrels
0.5
0.5
01:00 to 23:59(GMT+2)
XBRUSD
100 barrels
0.7
0.7
03:00 to 23:59 (GMT+2)
XNGUSD
10,000 MMBtu
0.6
0.8
01:00 to 23:59 (GMT+2)

Trade commodities with the lowest spreads

We source our prices from multiple liquidity providers to give you some of the lowest spreads on the market.

Find out more about our low spreads across a range of asset classes.

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