Soft Commodity


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Soft Commodity

A commodity that is grown. Soft commodities include most agricultural products; examples include sugar, corn, and wheat. See also: Hard commodity.
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Allan Elstein, and Nestor Croce, each have more than 18 years of experience as sovereign floor traders and brokers of soft commodity futures and options.
The Murabaha-based ADIB Soft Commodity Note is Shari'a-compliant and is offered to investors as an opportunity to a return based on the expected performance of three commodities - cotton, corn and sugar.
As soft commodity prices slide, so copper, tin, zinc and nickel prices are all heading south.
IntercontinentalExchange(R) (NYSE:ICE) operates the leading global, electronic marketplace for trading both futures and OTC energy contracts and the leading soft commodity exchange.
The newly approved soft commodity finance facility (SCFF), a core trade finance instrument utilized by the regional lender, features an innovative design to facilitate delivery of pre- as well as post-shipment funds across different phases of commodity value chain operations of ETG in the 17 nations that are likely to gain from the scheme.
These products are now listed on the ICE trading platform, which is also home to the ICE Futures US soft commodity futures and options that include Sugar 11, Cocoa, Coffee, Cotton and Frozen Concentrated Orange Juice contracts.
Fertilizer prizes depend largely on food (soft commodity) prices, which stimulate or discourage farmers to grow more crops.
The Commodity CFDs are expected to create greater access to energy, metal, soft commodity and grain markets as well as offer more flexibility.
On this basis, investing in an agricultural land fund can be seen as an interesting play on the rise in soft commodity prices.
The coffee futures market is just another soft commodity now, traded solely as a financial instrument, and right now it has been generally following the market moves of other similar commodities.
Forward grain prices are significantly ahead of projections, most of them have had a decent harvest and, in the longer term, there is a growing feeling that soft commodity prices will rise."