Trade Precious Metals Markets

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 with tight spreads.

  • Gold 0.3 around market spread
  • Choice of 5 major Metals
  • Awarded Best Spread Betting Provider 2019 by OPWA

Commodities: Is it supercycle time?

Trade on 5 Metals

5 major Metal markets

Global Metal markets like Silver, Copper and Platinum

Tight spreads

Trade Gold with 0.3 points around market spread

Award-winning platform

Best CFD Provider 2020

Futures, cash and options

Choice of futures, cash and options contracts

Trade wherever you are, on our fast, reliable platforms

Customisable charts

16 chart types with 80+ indicators designed to help you perform technical analysis

Award-winning platform

Our powerful technology is designed to suit you, whatever your level of trading expertise

Actionable trade ideas

Our research portal highlights trade ideas using fundamental and technical analysis

Trade anytime, anywhere

Follow the markets on native apps built specifically for your smartphone and tablet
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21 global Indices


4500+ global Shares


84 FX pairs


25+ global Commodities

Spread Betting and CFD Trading

City Index offers Spread Betting and CFD Trading on Metals. Typically UK investors choose
Spread Betting because any profits are free from UK Capital Gains Tax (CGT)*.

Spread Betting

Best for
Tax-free trading in UK*

Trade type
£ per point

No UK Capital Gains Tax (CGT)
or Stamp Duty*

Trade on
Global Indices, FX, Shares,
Commodities & more

Commission free

Web, mobile and advanced platforms

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CFD Trading

Best for

Trade type
Buy/sell CFDs

No UK Stamp Duty. You do pay UK CGT but losses can be offset against tax*

Trade on
Global Indices, FX, Shares,
Commodities & more

Share CFDs only

Web, mobile and advanced platforms

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Test drive a trading account
Trade Gold, Silver and more risk free with a demo account

Why City Index?

With fast, reliable execution and tight spreads here's why our clients choose
City Index
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Over 38 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
Spread Betting with City Index

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

Spread betting
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

Risk management
Trade Metals from just 0.3pts spread in market hours

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