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Trade Oil with VT Markets

Also known as petroleum or “black gold”, crude oil is used for pretty much everything, from electronics to cosmetics. Its price is affected by demand, supply and market sentiments, which make it extremely volatile and attractive to investors. Start trading and take advantage of the most actively traded commodity in the world.

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FAQ

What types of oil can I trade?

At VT Markets, you can trade either Crude Oil Futures (CL-OIL) or Cash (USOUSD, UKOUSD). At VT Markets, both products are available with a leverage up to 500:1. Click here to open your live account in under 5 minutes and start your trading journey with us.

What is Oil Futures?

Oil Futures refers to a contract in which buyers and sellers agree to exchange a certain amount of oil at a certain date in the future, established by them. These traders are positive they can predict the market movements as far as the contract goes.

You will notice that the Oil Futures has a higher spread than the Oil Cash, but no daily swaps are charged (instead, a rollover will apply upon expiry of the futures contract). At VT Markets, both Oil futures products and Oil cash can have leverage up to 500:1. Open your live account in under 5 minutes and start your trading journey with us.

What is Oil cash?

Unlike oil Futures, oil cash (or spot oil, as it is also known) is the price you pay for a one-time market transaction at current market rates. Simply put, it’s the price you would pay today for a specific amount of oil at a specific location.

You will notice that the Oil Futures has a higher spread than the Oil Cash, but no daily swaps are charged (instead, a rollover will apply upon expiry of the futures contract). At VT Markets, both Oil futures products and Oil cash can have leverage up to 500:1. Open your live account in under 5 minutes and start your trading journey with us.

What impacts the price of oil?

As oil is the world's most widely traded and used commodity, the demand is very likely to remain high, but geopolitical conflicts, levels of consumption, environmental issues, oil reserves, global exchange rates, politics, and oil speculation can all affect demand and supply. Open an account with VT Markets today and take advantage of the market!

How much money do I need to trade oil?

With VT Markets, you need a deposit as little as $100 to start trading oil immediately. However, a deposit of $500 allows for more trading options and additional promotional bonuses to boost your trading towards the next level.

To help you develop robust risk management strategies, VT Markets offers you a free demo account to trade with 100,000 virtual funds for 90 days without risking any of your money. You can then upgrade to a free live account while retaining access to your demo account at any time to start trading for real.

Is It risky to trade oil?

There’s always a risk when you invest. That’s why we want you to be fully aware of them so that you can make the best-informed decisions and manage your expectations.

If you are new and insecure to get started, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. At VT Markets, you have negative balance protection to guarantee you won’t lose more capital than the amount that is in your account. You also get a 50% welcome bonus on your first deposit! Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Click here to open an account and become a VT Markets trader.

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