Go long or short
Profit from falling as well as rising prices on precious metals
Hedge against falling indices and periods of market turbulence
Range of markets
Trade copper, palladium, platinum and other metals markets
Metal prices are driven by many factors, including geopolitical risk, and some are seen as safe-haven markets during times of heightened market volatility. You can buy (go long) or sell (short the market) depending on whether you think the price of a metal will rise or fall.
Diversify your portfolioMetals and commodities are often used by traders as part of their portfolio diversification to mitigate risk.
Go long or shortWhen you trade metals with us, you can profit from both rising and falling markets.
Take advantage of leverageYou only put up a fraction of the value of the trade to open a position. Leverage can magnify your profits and your losses.
Trade anytime, anywhereOur multi-award-winning platform gives you instant access to metals and thousands of other tradable instruments.
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Mobile trading app
Seize trading opportunities with our easy-to-use mobile apps, with simple one-swipe trading, advanced charting, and seamless execution. Available on Android and iOS.
Complete with in-chart trading, custom indicators, alerts and drawing tools.
Harness the power of technical analysis and access insightful data on our most popular markets.
Gain deeper insight into your trading and discover how you could improve your performance.
How to trade metals with City Index
- Choose a market
- Choose the direction
- Add a stop loss
- Monitor and close your trade
Buy if you think your market will increase in value or sell if you think it will fall
Manage your risk with an optional stop loss, which closes your position out if the market reaches your predetermined level
See your profit and loss updated in real time. Exit your trade by clicking the 'close trade' button
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Gold is prized for its stability – when other markets fall, gold can retain its value. But that doesn’t mean it’s free from volatility.