Oil is among the most heavily traded commodities in the Forex markets. There are two types of Oil used in the world.
Crude Oil (USOIL)
Crude oil, which is very important in the world economy and accepted as black gold; Industrial, automotive, energy, chemical, cosmetics. The world is being used as a leading indicator of oil prices and is being removed from the state of Texas. Light Sweet Crude Oil (WTI) oil is called “Texas light sweet” because of its low light (light) and low sulfur (sweet) content. Crude oil prices show great sensitivity to political and economic developments, but also change as the geopolitical risks in the Middle East increase. Many factors, such as oil reserve levels, changes in global climate, economic developments, supply and demand balance, have an impact on crude oil prices. In the forex market of crude oil, the volume of transactions is quite high, and in the market both profit and loss can be achieved both in value increments and in value losses.
Brent Oil (UKOIL)
After crude oil is the second highest quality oil in the world. Its name is taken from the initials of five separate tectonic strata in the North Sea (Broom, Rannoch, Etieve, Ness, Tarbat) between England and Norway. It shows great sensitivity to political and economic developments, but is affected more quickly than the changes that may occur. The geopolitical risks and economic vitality on the Eurozone are influential in the upward and downward movement of prices, as developments in the Middle East are influential on Brent Oil prices.
Transactions on oil at financial markets may be futures (traded within a certain period) or as demand (traders continuing until the investor finishes trading positions). Therefore, there is no obligation to close positions at the end of the maturity. The positive or negative overnight cost (Swap) is reflected according to the trading direction of the investor.