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Trade Precious Metals CFDs Online

Discover the easy way to trade precious metals online when you trade with Axi. Get the advantages of award-winning service and low spreads on gold, silver, copper and more

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Why trade precious metals online with Axi?

When you trade precious metals with Axi, you’re able to profit from the market price movements of some of the world’s most valuable and sought-after commodities, using a service that’s trusted by traders in more than 100 countries.

Top precious metal commodities

Top precious metal commodities

Access the most well-known precious metals, including gold, silver and copper

Fast execution and competitive spreads

Fast execution and competitive spreads

Super competitive spreads with ultra fast execution speed

Trusted, regulated and award-winning broker

Trusted, regulated and award-winning broker

60,000+ traders in over 100 countries trust us with their trades

50:1 leverage

50:1 leverage

Trade precious metal CFDs online with 50:1 leverage

Zero commission

Zero commission

Deposit and withdraw freely with absolutely $0 commission

All strategies welcome

All strategies welcome

Personalise your strategy and automate your trading using Expert Advisors

Most popular precious metals to trade

See our bid, ask, and spread prices across all our top-traded precious metal CFDs, including gold, silver, copper, and platinum.


Futures CFDs derive pricing from underlying futures contracts, while bullion CFDs derive their pricing from the underlying spot market. For a complete overview of all the precious metals available to trade and what time zone they are active in, check out the product schedule.

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  1. Open a live trading account
  2. Add funds
  3. Start trading

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Frequently Asked Questions

Through CFD trading, Axi provides clients with a range of precious metals to trade and invest in. The most popular precious metals are our Bullion Spot CFDs: gold, silver, and platinum, against the US dollar (Symbols XAU/USD – XAG/USD – XPT/USD).

Bullion Spot CFDs are also accessible against other quote currencies, such as the Australian dollar, Swiss franc, Euro and British pound.

Precious metals are also available in the form of commodity futures CFDs. With these instruments, traders and investors can access gold and silver futures CFDs, as well as Copper.

Risk is inherent in all investments, but, as you would expect, some investment methods exhibit less risk than others. Common risks associated with trading precious metals, and other financial markets, are market risk, investment risk and trading risk.

The risk of trading precious metals, in terms of trading risk, is largely concentrated on execution risk, gap risk and slippage risk (the expected price of a trade and the price at which the trade is executed).

Trading hours for Axi clients in the precious metals market kick off at 01:00 Monday (server time) and close at midnight Friday (24:00—server time). This includes gold, silver and platinum products. There is a market break that occurs between 24:00 and 01:00 (server time) each morning.

Precious metals market hours for gold and silver commodity futures CFDs open at 18:01 Sunday and close at 16:59 Friday – a trading break occurs between 16:59 and 18:01 (New York).

To access more information, refer to our product schedule.

Due to their perceived reliability, precious metals are often viewed as an effective way to balance or diversify an investment portfolio against risk or volatility, or to hedge against inflation and act as a safe haven.

To trade precious metals online with Axi, as well as the base metal copper, the minimum trade size is 0.01 of a standard lot.

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