Soybean futures are an easy, liquid tool for speculating or hedging against price movements for one of the world’s most widely grown crops. Seek rewards, manage risks and diversify your portfolio. Our global contracts enable you to trade around the new crop of the northern hemisphere in November and the South American new crop in May.
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Features and benefits
With over 200,000 contracts traded on average per day and peaks in OI nearing 900,000, enter/exit positions with ease.
Flexible trade execution
Access liquidity via central limit order book, block trades, or RFC.
Safety and security
Mitigate counterparty credit risk in a centrally cleared, CFTC-regulated marketplace.
Overnight electronic access
Manage positions during EMEA and APAC business hours as market-moving global news & events unfold.
Control a larger notional value for a relatively small amount of money, enhancing your buying power.
AG INTEL: SAVE TIME IDENTIFYING TRENDS. DATA-DRIVEN RECAPS OF THE CORN, SOYBEAN, AND CHICAGO WHEAT MARKETS DELIVERED DAILY TO YOUR INBOX.
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Trade the spread on CME Globex
The South American Soybean (SAS) futures and benchmark Soybean (ZS) futures spread can now be traded as SAS-ZS on CME Globex, giving market participants the opportunity to receive assigned positions in the two outright markets.
Key economic reports and factors that move markets
With the two major world crops that are harvested six months apart, weather is of significant concern year-round.
The USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report is a comprehensive forecast that often shifts the soybean market in an unexpected direction.
This report is the first indication of whether planted acres will go to corn versus soybeans in the Midwest.
Issued 4 times per year by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), the Grain Stocks Reports offer updates on stocks of soybeans and other major grain & oilseed crops by state and by position (on- or off-farm storage).
Soybean traders use this report outlining acreage, area harvested, and yields to stay attuned to large fluctuations in supply.
Take self-guided courses on Soybean futures and options products.
If you're new to futures, the courses below can help you quickly understand the Soybean market and start trading.
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