Bloomberg Commodity Indices

The benchmark for commodities


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Bloomberg Commodity Indices (BCOM) are a family of financial benchmarks designed to provide liquid and diversified exposure to physical commodities via futures contracts. Since launching in 1998, the rebranded Bloomberg Commodity Indexes have emerged as a leading commodity benchmark index family. The flagship index offers global, diversified exposure to 22 commodities via the most liquid futures contracts, while a comprehensive set of sub-indexes measure individual commodities and sectors, such as energy, agriculture and metals.

Bloomberg BCOM indices at a glance

  • Comprehensive tracking of the commodity markets with indices tracking single commodities, sectors and the broad commodities market.
  • Designed to reflect movement in the prices of futures contract using pre-determined rolling schedule.
  • Administered and managed independently by Bloomberg Finance L.P.
  • Tracks near-dated commodity futures contracts for maximum exposure to spot movements.
  • Indices are USD denominated and monthly hedged in CHF and EUR.


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