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Symbols for commodities (IB)

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which symbols to load commodities futures from IB?

Tried #GC (i.e. for gold) but it doesn't work.

or where can i found a list of commodities futures symbols  on various months contract ?

 

thank's

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# is for currencies/Forex.  For futures, the prefix is @

you cannot use continuous contract symbols with IB. Have to specify the expiration. For example: @GCM19 for the June expiration

MT uses standard expiration format. Usual futures expiration month codes and 2 digit year

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