Spot metals trading

Trade CFDs on a range of precious metals including Gold and Silver. Speculate on the spot metals market or hedge against inflation, while benefitting from top-tier liquidity and spreads as low as 0.3 on Spot Gold.

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View our spot metals spreads and specifications

What are spot metals?

The natural properties of precious metals give them a high intrinsic value and helped make them one of the first forms of currency. The trading of spot metals, such as gold and silver, is appealing to active traders because of the high liquidity. Like the forex market, political and economic events can significantly influence the price of previous metals and cause their values to fluctuate. In times of market uncertainty, people often turn to the security of precious metals, with gold perceived to be an excellent inflation hedge.

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Amongst the oldest currencies
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Gold is a popular safe haven
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High market liquidity
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Accessible to all traders

Why trade spot metals with LCG

Trade rolling contracts

With a rolling (or continuous) contract, there is no limitation on holding period for positions.

Benefit from low spreads

LCG’s competitive pricing, with spreads as low as 0.3 on gold, allows you to take advantage of more spot metal market opportunities.

Use leverage to trade

Trading with leverage means that not as much capital is needed to trade. This gives precious metals traders the opportunity to increase position size, amplifying potential gains and losses.

Advanced LCG Trader platform

Trade gold and other popular spot metals wherever you are and on any device using our professional online trading platform.

Additional benefits to trading spot metals with LCG

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Guaranteed stop‑loss

With a guaranteed stop-loss order, you can protect your spot gold and silver trades against significant market fluctuations.

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Advanced orders

With advanced orders you can set multiple profit targets or move your stop loss to breakeven automatically.

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Partial-position closing

Close a percentage of your gold or silver position to guarantee an outcome while leaving the remaining portion open to experience market fluctuations.

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No need to own any gold or silver

Take a position on the price of spot metals gold and silver without having to own any bullion.

A superior trading experience on all of your devices

Analysis and education

Our team of experts have developed in-depth analysis and education material for all levels of traders. From beginners wanting to learn how to start trading gold to the experienced trader wishing to discuss spot gold prices, our analysts have you covered. Our team host weekly economic outlooks where the latest spot metals trading trends are discussed.

Whether it’s breaking news that could impact the markets you trade, technical analysis, upcoming economic indicators or general market discussion, our team of analysts have you covered with insightful commentary and opinion on everything going on in the world of spot metals trading. Visit our research and analysis portal for your daily dose of market commentary or alternatively sign up for our newsletter and have it delivered to your inbox.

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CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 79% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.