Go long or short
Profit from falling as well as rising prices on precious metals
Hedge against falling markets and periods of market turbulence
Range of commodities
Trade iron ore, palladium, platinum and other metals markets
At City Index you can trade on price movement of a wide range of metals including gold, silver, copper and platinum.
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.
Major metals market news
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Ways to trade metals
Mobile trading app
Seize trading opportunities with our most easy-to-use mobile app to date, with simple one-swipe dealing, advanced charting, and seamless execution. Available on Android and iOS.
Complete with one-swipe trading, custom indicators, alerts and drawing tools.
Harness the power of technical analysis and access real-time trade ideas 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
Whether you’re a new or experienced trader, it’s easy to open an account with City Index. All you have to do is complete our short, secure online form and you could be up and running on the live markets in minutes.
If you think a metal like platinum is going to go up in value, you go long or ‘buy’. If you think a metal is going to go down in value, you short or ‘sell’ it. Ready to start trading now? Get started with your application.
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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.
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