CFD trading on metals

Take a position on a wide range of metal markets including gold, silver and platinum at City Index. Trade CFDs on global metals and take advantage of our advanced trading tools to identify key trading opportunities.
  • Spread from 0.3

  • Choice of 5 major metals

  • 24-hour trading and support

Why trade metals CFDs?

CFD trading is a popular way to trade metals. City Index offers a choice of five major metals to trade CFDs on.

  • Ultra-competitive pricing
    Trade with low retail margins from 5% on gold and 10% on silver.
  • Commission free trading
    Pay no commission.
  • Round the clock trading
    24-hour trading, with breaks, and the choice of cash, options or futures CFDs.

Major CFD markets

Our performance in numbers

1 k
Active clients*
1000 +
0.55 s
Average execution
1 +
Years' experience

*Active City Index clients since 2020

Metals cash CFDs vs CFD futures

City Index offers two popular ways to trade CFDs on metals: cash CFDs and futures.

Metals cash CFDs
Metals CFD futures
Ideal for
Shorter-term trading
Longer-term trading
Tightest spreads of all metals markets
Wider spreads than cash CFDs
Expiry dates
Fixed monthly/quarterly expiry date
Financing charge
Incurs a finance charge for positions held overnight
No overnight financing charge applied as contained within price
Profit and loss
P&L crystallised only when positions are closed or partially closed
P&L realised when trade closed or expiry date

Powerful mobile apps

Seize trading opportunities with our easy to use mobile apps, with simple one-swipe dealing, advanced charting, and seamless execution. Available on Android and iOS.

TradingView charting

Complete with one-tap dealing, custom indicators, alerts and drawing tools.

Trading Central

Harness the power of technical analysis and access insightful market data on our most popular markets.

Performance Analytics

Gain deeper insight into your trading and discover how you could improve your performance.

Mobile apps
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