Spread betting on metals

Take a position on a wide range of metal markets including gold, silver and platinum at City Index. Spread bet on global metals with our award-winning platform featuring tight spreads and fast execution.
  • Tight spreads

    Trade with ultra-tight spreads from just 0.06pts on commodity markets

  • Range of markets

    Trade iron ore, palladium, platinum and other metals markets

  • Award-winning provider

    Best Spread Betting Provider, Shares Awards 2021

Why spread bet on metals?

Spread betting is a popular way to trade metals. City Index offers a choice of five major metals to spread bet on.

  • Pricing

    Competitive pricing and margins

    Trade with low retail margins from 5% on gold and 10% on silver.
  • Zero Percent

    Commission-free trading

    Pay no commission and no UK Capital Gains Tax on any profits*.
  • Clock

    Round-the-clock trading

    24-hour trading, with breaks, and the choice of DFTs, futures and options.

*Spread Betting is exempt from UK stamp duty and UK Capital Gains Tax. However, tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances. Please seek independent advice if necessary.

*Spread Betting is exempt from UK stamp duty and UK Capital Gains Tax. However, tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances. Please seek independent advice if necessary.

Live spread betting prices

Our performance in numbers

0.1 m+
account holders*
1 .5k+
markets
0.55 s
average execution speed
50 %
of trades successfully executed

*StoneX retail trading live and demo account holders globally since Q4 2020.

Metals DFTs vs futures

City Index offers two popular ways to spread bet metals: Daily Funded Trades (DFTs) and futures.

Metals DFTs
Metals futures
Ideal for
Shorter-term trading
Longer-term trading
Spreads
Tightest spreads of all metals markets
Wider spreads as financing incorporated in the price
Expiry dates
None
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

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.

TradingView charts

Complete with one-swipe trading, custom indicators, alerts and drawing tools.


Trading Central

Harness the power of technical analysis and access real-time trade ideas on our most popular markets.


Performance Analytics

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

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