Bloomberg Commodity Indices

Bloomberg Commodity Indices


The Bloomberg Commodity Indices, formerly known as the Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Indices, track a single commodity or group of related commodities. For example, there are single commodity indices for coffee, sugar and cotton. These three commodities are considered “softs” and are part of the Bloomberg Softs Subindex, a group commodity index.


Symbol Group: Bloomberg Commodity Indices 

Publisher: Bloomberg Finance

Update Frequency: Intraday 

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Current Symbols: Catalog link 


Some of these indices have the words “total return” in their name. A total return index includes any distributions, such as dividends, to provide a more realistic picture of investor return.

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Bloomberg Indices

Bloomberg Indices

Symbol List users can access an up-to-date list of symbols for all our Bloomberg Commodity Indices. From this list, click the “Mentions” icon to the right of a specific symbol for more details about the symbol, as well as recent mentions in Public ChartLists, blog articles, and more.