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Metals Trading

FMS Markets

What Is Metal Trading?

Metals trading is closely linked to the outlook for the overall global markets and major currencies and metals are traded against major currencies in a similar way to other currency pairs on the platform.

Factors affecting precious metal prices include supply and demand, interest rates, economic uncertainty, industrial output and the strength of the dollar with precious metals like gold traditionally viewed as a safe haven in times of volatility.

All Major

Currency Pairs

All major currency pairs include the US dollar (USD) as either the base or counter currency. Majors include pairs like the GBP/USD, EUR/USD, and USD/JPY. FMS Markets offers you consistently tight spreads, starting from as low as 0.0 pips.

  • Trade on spreads from 0.0 pips
  • Leverage options up to 500:1
  • 60+ currency pairs
  • The Forex markets are open 24 hours a day, 5 days a week
  • No price manipulation, no requotes and no dealing desk
  • Benefit from low margin, low-cost trading
  • Trade in any direction you think the markets will go, short or long, maximising trading opportunities.

Example of

Leveraged CFD Trading

Suppose you want to trade CFDs, where the underlying asset is the XAUUSD a Metal, also known as Gold vs US Dollar. Let us suppose that the XAUUSD is trading at

The Deposit You Need

Decide to buy 100 oz of XAUUSD, Your margin rate is 0.2. Need to deposit 0.2% of the total position value into your margin account.

The Profit You Earn

If the price moves to 1702.36/1702.80, you have a winning trade. You could close your position by selling at the current price of 1702.36 USD.



This continuous evaluation of price movements and resultant profit/loss happens daily. Accordingly, it leads to a net return on your initial margin. In the loss scenario where your free equity, (account balance+ Profit/Loss) falls below the margin requirements (200), the broker will issue a margin call.

If the price of AUD/USD To You could Gain or Lose for a Long Position Resulting in a Return of the Initial Margina
Rises by 10% 1870.71/1871.31 USD 17,012.00 299.33%
Rises by 5% 1785.67/1786.25 USD 8,506.00 199.22%
Declines by 10% 1530.58/1531.07 -USD 17,012.00 -100.50%
Declines by 5% 1615.61/1616.13 -USD 8,506.00 -0.10%

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