Go long or short
Profit from falling as well as rising prices on precious metals gold and silver
Hedge against falling indices and periods of market turbulence
Range of commodities
Trade gold, copper, platinum and other metals markets
Metal prices are driven by many factors, including geopolitical risk, and some are seen as safe havens during times of 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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Don't miss an opportunity – open and close positions on our mobile apps wherever you are
Enjoy one-click dealing, drawing tools, customisable indicators and alerts
Use live market insight to boost your technical analysis
Refine your strategy and enhance your performance with access to prior trading data
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.