Energy traders take advantage of fluctuations in the price of a certain specialised set of commodities markets such as oil, gas, gasoline and heating oil. Energy commodities are some of the most important markets in the world because they set the price for our everyday consumption of the fuel required to live what we now consider to be our normal lives.
Energy market products underpin modern society. From supplying the energy required by the power industry, all the way through to the production, manufacturing and transport industries. If you can name it, we guarantee that it takes energy to create or move around.
If you choose to open a Today Markets trading account, you will be able to trade energy markets on MT5 with ease. Whether you’re in your heated home trading from your desktop PC, or you’re driving in the car that is literally fuelled by the energy market that you’re trading, with Today Markets you never have to miss an opportunity.
Otherwise known as ‘Black Gold’, for centuries speculators were able to assess the overall health of world economies through the price of Oil.
Explore the Oil market and benefit from the increased transparency of trading a futures market product, through the Today Markets MetaTrader 5 Platform.
Trade this highly technical market and take advantage of the correlation between Commodities, Forex and Indices markets yourself. Start trading Oil, today.
Natural Gas is a naturally occurring mixture which is primarily used as a fossil fuel. It is used as a source of energy for cooking and the generation of electricity.
Natural Gas in the United States is traded as a futures contract and each contract traded is worth $10,000+.
Natural gas contracts have become widely popular assets for hedge and pension funds to diversify their Commodities portfolios with. Start trading Natural Gas with Today Markets.
Gasoline, otherwise known simply as petrol, is a transparent, petroleum derived fuel that is primarily used to power combustion engines. Consisting mostly of organic compounds, it is mixed with additives to form gasoline.
Traded on futures markets and quoted in US Dollar per gallon, Today Markets gives traders exposure to both Gasoline and Crude Oil via the widely popular MT5 platform. Start trading Gasoline.
Low Sulphur GasOil
Ultra-low-sulfur diesel is diesel fuel with substantially lowered sulfur content. Since 2006, almost all of the petroleum-based diesel fuel available in Europe and North America is some form of ultra-low-sulfur diesel.
The low sulphur GasOil futures contract has been built in order to allow traders an effective trading and real world hedging market. The underlying physical market for low sulphur gasoil is diesel barges delivered in the ARA region of Europe and is used as the pricing reference for all distillate trading in Europe and beyond.
Today Markets is now able to offer a Cash Oil contract for trading on the award-winning MT5 platform using our USO/USD and UKO/USD instruments.
When compared to the futures contract, our Cash Oil contract is for traders that don’t want to incur any monthly rollover fees. You only incur swaps charges on a daily basis.
Trade Oil the way that you want to by choosing our alternative Cash Oil market.
Today Markets Energy Commodity Contract Specifications
|Contract||Symbol||Description||Market||Quote sample||Min Spread (For reference only)||Average Spread (For reference only)||Contract Size||Currency||Leverage||Min volume per click||Max volume per click||Trading time|
|NG||Natural Gas Cash||Nymex/CME||1.666 → 1.667||5||8.06||10000 BTU||USD||20:1||0.1||40||Monday-Friday
|Gas||Gasoline Cash||Nymex/CME||1.1925 → 1.1926||25||58.71||42000 gallons||USD||20:1||0.1||40||Monday-Friday
|GASOIL-C||Low Sulphur Gasoil Cash||Nymex/CME||329.21 → 329.22||58||64.95||100 tonnes||USD||20:1||0.1||40||Monday
|CL-OIL||West Taxes Crude Oil Future||Nymex/CME||37.331 → 37.332||16||40.86||1000 barrels||USD||100:1||0.01||20||Monday-Friday
|USOUSD||West Taxes Crude Oil Cash||Market Cash||37.331 → 37.332||12||41.1||1000 barrels||USD||100:1||0.01||20||Monday-Friday
|UKOUSD||Brent Crude Oil Cash||Market Cash||40.100 → 40.101||36||38.85||1000 barrels||USD||100:1||0.01||20||Monday
Energy trading hours
|Oil||Mon 01:00 to Fri 24:00|
|Natural Gas||Mon 01:00 to Fri 24:00|
|Gasoline||Mon 01:00 to Fri 24:00|
|Gasoil||Mon 8:00 to 24:00
Tue-Thu 3:00 to 24:00
|Oil Cash||Mon 01:00 to Fri 24:00|