Brent Crude

Trading Basics

Brent Crude

A type of oil extracted from the North Sea, off the UK.

Because of its constituent elements and cost to transport it can differ in price to other oil types, like West Texas Intermediate.

Other Trading Basics

Collateral

The resources put up by the trader to enter a trade.

Requested by the counterparty and normally in the form of cash but sometimes other liquid assets like shares.

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