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COTTON Cotton No. 2 Futures

CFD Commodity

Commodity

Agriculture Softs ICE Futures U.S.
Sell COTTON
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Why Trade COTTON?

  • Spreads from 0.0pips
  • Fast Execution < 1ms
  • Full Trade Receipts
  • $0 Fee Deposits
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What is Cotton No. 2 Futures / COTTON?

COTTON is the ticker symbol for Cotton No. 2 Futures. COTTON is a Commodity CFD. The benchmark ICE Cotton No. 2 contract ("ICE Cotton") calls for delivery of certain minimum standards basis grade and staple length, specifically, Cotton No. 2

The standard contract size for COTTON is 10 with max lots of 1000 tradeable in 1 lot increments.

COTTON Product Specification

Contract Size
10
Margin Currency
USD
Profile Currency
USD
Pip Value
0.1
Asset Class
Sector
Agriculture
Sub-Sector
Softs
Expiry
Perpetual
Max Lots
1000
Minimum Size
1
Step
0.01
3-Day Swap
N/A
Product Specs

COTTON Sessions

Exchange
ICE Futures U.S.
Market Hours
24 Hrs
Expiry
Perpetual
Monday
04:00-21:00
Tuesday
04:00-21:00
Wednesday
04:00-21:00
Thursday
04:00-21:00
Friday
04:00-21:00
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
Time Zone
GMT +2 / GMT +3

COTTON Platform Access

Price Feed
Desktop
Web
Mobile
FIX API
Scalping / News
Automated Trading
Day Trading

Popular COTTON FAQs

What is the minimum trade size for COTTON?

The minimum trade size for COTTON is 1

What is the maximum trade size I can open on COTTON?

1000 lots

Is CFD trading risky?

CFD trading is extremely risky. Trading any leveraged product carries significant risk as you have the ability to open positions that are far larger than your account balance.

What leverage do we offer on Commodity?

We offer competitive leverage rates which are determined by the Afterprime entity you register with.

What is the value of one Commodity point?

One Commodity point is normally = to 0.1 unit of base currency. For instance, one Commodity point of COTTON is = to 0.1 USD.

COTTON Futures Trading Strategies

Trading cotton futures can be a great way to diversify your portfolio and take advantage of price movements in the global commodities markets. But if you're new to trading, it's important to have a solid understanding of the market and develop a clear strategy before putting your capital at risk. We'll give you an overview of the cotton market and provide some simple trading strategies that beginners can use to get started.

The Basics of Cotton Futures Trading

Cotton is a soft, fluffy fiber that grows around the seeds of the cotton plant. It's used to make a variety of textile products, including shirts, denim jeans, towels, and bedsheets. The global demand for cotton is driven by the fashion industry, as well as the needs of other industries that use cotton as a raw material, such as the automotive and construction sectors.

Cotton futures are traded on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) and are settled in U.S. dollars per pound. The contract is for delivery of 50,000 pounds of cotton lint during a specific month in the future. Prices are quoted in cents per pound; for example, a price of 70 means that 70 cents per pound will be paid or received when the contract expires.

Trading Strategies for Beginners

There are two main approaches to trading cotton futures: technical analysis and fundamental analysis. Technical analysis involves using past market data to identify patterns that can give clues about where prices are headed in the future. Fundamental analysis looks at underlying economic conditions to determine whether prices are likely to rise or fall.

One simple technical trading strategy is to buy when prices pull back to support levels and sell when they rally up to resistance levels. This strategy takes advantage of the fact that prices often move in waves between these levels. Another approach is to buy when prices breakout above resistance or sell when they drop below support; this can be used to capture trends as they develop.

A fundamental trading strategy could involve buying cotton futures when bad weather threatens crops or selling when inventories rise above average levels. These events can have a big impact on supply and demand, which in turn can move prices higher or lower. There are many other factors that can affect prices as well, so it's important to do your homework before making any trades.

Cotton futures offer traders an opportunity to profit from price movements in the global commodities markets. If you're new to trading, it's important to understand the basics of the market and develop a clear strategy before putting your capital at risk. Remember, there is always risk involved in futures trading, so be sure to do your own research before making any trades!

Disclaimer: The content on this site should not be considered investment advice. Investing is speculative. When investing, your capital is at risk.

COTTON Trading Strategies.

The Afterprime liquidity mix for the commodity market has been specially designed to cater for all commodity trading styles. Enjoy trading on COTTON with fast speeds and low costs.

Scalpers

Low Costs

News Traders

STP Execution

HFTs

Execution From < 1ms

Expert Advisers

No restrictions

Swing traders

Low financing

Large Traders

Deep sweepable liquidity

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This website is operated by Afterprime Europe Limited (ex H.C.F.S High Capital Financial Services Limited), a Cyprus Investment Firm ("CIF") that is registered under the laws of the Republic of Cyprus with registration number HE360438, authorized and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, ("CySEC") under a CIF License number 368/18.

Afterprime is a tradename of Afterprime Europe Limited.

Risk Warning: CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 62% of retail investors' accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. Please refer to our full Risk Disclosure Notice.

This website does not contain, and should not be construed as containing investment advice or an investment recommendation or, an offer or solicitation for any transactions in financial instruments.

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