Soybeans futures contracts are the benchmark for the soybeans
market. Soybeans (or soya bean) are legumes. Soybeans are native to southeast Asia, but the vast majority of the world’s
supply is produced in Brazil and the United States. The main uses for soybeans are the production of soybean oil (bean oil),
and soybean meal (soymeal). The oil is used in a extensive list of products and the meal is primarily used in animal feed.
This section on the soybeans market contains a
wealth of information. You can read about the history of the soybeans market, the fundamentals that make it
move, and the futures and options specifications. You can also view quotes, charts, current margins requirements, and news
that is affecting the soybeans market. However, if you are new to the commodities markets you should consult with a licensed
broker before starting to trade.
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