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.
With over 200,000 contracts traded on average per day and peaks in OI nearing 900,000, enter/exit positions with ease.
Access liquidity via central limit order book, block trades, or RFC.
Mitigate counterparty credit risk in a centrally cleared, CFTC-regulated marketplace.
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.
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5,000 bushels (~136 metric tons)
U.S. cents per bushel
CME Globex: ZS
CME ClearPort: S
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South American Soybean futures: Financially settled South American Soybean futures will be a more precise tool to manage exposure to the Brazilian Soybean market. Settling in US dollars to the Platts index, the contract will reflect Brazilian export prices at the port of Santos.
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.
If you're new to futures, the courses below can help you quickly understand the Soybean market and start trading.
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