A commodity is a basic good (Raw material and or a product) used in commerce that is interchangeable with other commodities of the same type or grade; commodities are most often used as inputs in the production of other goods or services. The quality of a given commodity may differ slightly, but it is essentially uniform across producers. When they are traded on an financial exchange, commodities must also meet specified minimum standards, also known as a basis grade. On the Sandton Capital Markets trading platforms the selection of widely known and highly liquid CFD commodities are available for all account holders. Commodity categories on Sandton Capital Markets platforms are a full range of Agricultural commodities (Grains & Soft’s) CFD’s, Industrial Metals CFD’s, Precious Metals including Gold, Silver & Platinum CFD’s, and the Energy commodity complex CFD’s which includes U.S traded WTI Oil, U.K’s Brent Oil, and U.S traded Natural Gas.