The underlying instrument for LCattleF is the Live Cattle Futures contract.
Live Cattle Futures is designed for traders to hedge/speculate the price movement of market-ready cattle, which could be affected by weather, other commodities prices e.g. soybeans, and consumer incomes etc.
Margin Requirement's may differ depending on account type and can be viewed in the dealing rates and create order windows on the trading station or by clicking here.
Trading Hours, Expiration and Reference Month
Please click here for trading hours. Please note, however, that hours are subject to change based on Daylight Savings Time. Any holiday hours will be posted here. FXCM expiration dates and current reference month for LCattleF are located in the FXCM CFD Expiration PDF.
Clients that hold an open position on the 'FXCM Expiration' will be closed at our bid/offer at 17:00 New York time for LCattleF, which means the client will realise any floating P/L at the time it is closed. When LCattleF expires, all pending Entry orders and Stop/Limit orders that are associated with the expiring contract will be cancelled. Clients will need to re-establish another position if desired after the expiration and reinsert Stop and Limit orders to the new open position.
LCattleF has a target spread of 10 pips/points
Max Contract Size
The maximum number of contracts per click (trade) for LCattleF is 5000
Minimum Pip Cost (Value)
LCattleF has a minimum value of $0.10 per point (Your per point value may be different if your account is denominated in a different currency. Please refer to the Simple Dealing Rates Window in Trading Station for this value). The pip/point location is shown in the diagram. Each 0.01 price movement on LCattleF is 1 pip/point. FXCM's pricing displays an additional decimal place - ideal for scalpers in a fast-moving market.
Number of FXCM Contracts to Equal 1 Future
40 FXCM LCattleF contracts are currently equivalent to one Live Cattle Future.
LCattleF has no financing cost (Rollover).
There is no minimum stop distance
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