Trade Gold with City Index

Take a position on a wide range of metal markets including Gold, Silver and Platinum at City Index.
Choose a Spread Betting or CFD Trading account to speculate on global Metals markets.

  • Gold 0.3 around market spread
  • Choice of 5 major Metals
  • Award-winning platform and app‡
or create a Demo Account to trade risk-free


Why City Index?

With fast, reliable execution and tight spreads here's why our clients choose
City Index
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Over 35 years' experience in Spread Betting, FX and CFD Trading
Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
Risk management tools to help protect your positions
Trade on multiple platforms and devices
Actionable buy/sell trade ideas from our research portal
Fast, easy payments and secure withdrawals
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Why trade Metals?

Safe haven investment

Gold is a trusted market in times of heightened volatility

Trading opportunities

Media and analysts present regular trading opportunities on Metals

Hedge against inflation

Trade on Metals to hedge against rises in inflation

Tax-efficient trading

Pay no UK Capital Gains Tax or Stamp Duty when spread betting*

Short the markets

Trade on falling markets (going short) as well as rising markets

Trade anytime, anywhere

Trade on desktop, close on mobile, our accounts work on multiple devices

How to Trade Metals

At City Index you can trade on price movement of a wide range of Metals including Gold, Silver, Copper and Platinum.

Metal prices are driven by geopolitical risk and are often seen as safe haven investments 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.

With City Index you can trade Metals with a Spread Betting or CFD Trading account.

How to trade metals

Learn to Trade Metals

What is Spread Betting?

Learn to trade Metals using our spread betting tutorials

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Trading Opportunities

How to analyse markets

How to identify trading opportunities using our research tools

Research tools

How to manage risk

Learn techniques to improve your trading and manage risk effectively

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Create an account in minutes

Step 1

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Complete the application form and you could have access to thousands of global markets in minutes.
Step 2

Fund your account

Once your account is open, you can log in and fund it via debit card, credit card or wire transfer.
Step 3

Start trading

Find the markets you want to trade, or use our analysis tools for trade ideas and inspiration.
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