Precious metals are rare and naturally occurring metallic element commodities that are of high economic value. Historically utilized as currency, these commodities are now held mainly for investment and industrial purposes. Commodities such as gold and silver are generally regarded by the finance industry as safe-haven investment instruments, serving as solid hedges against economic uncertainty and political strife, as well as investments with potential for price appreciation.
The Attraction of Precious Metals
Aside from being safe investments and a hedging tool for the market, investors also turn to precious metals to diversify their portfolios. Precious metals are commonly used in larger asset pools as a means of balancing out the risk element of trading portfolios. Investors utilize the spot metals asset class to lower the systematic risks and optimize their asset portfolios.
Spot Metals Trading Hours
Sunday: 23:01 - 24:00
Monday - Thursday: 00:00 - 22:00, 23:01 - 24:00
Friday: 00:00 - 21:55
Trading Hours Information
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Metals Contract Specifications
Brickhill eX Account
Typical Average Spread
Typical Average Swaps
Long Rate in Pips
Short Rate in Pips
Minimum Contract Size
Minimum Price Fluctuation
Size of 1 Lot
Used Margin Per 1 Lot
1% X 100 X Gold Mkt Price (in USD)
1% X 5000 X Silver Mkt Price (in USD)
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Disclaimer: Trading Forex and Derivatives carries a high level of risk and may not be suitable for all investors. The high degree of leverage can work against you as well as for you. Before deciding to trade foreign exchange you should carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience and risk appetite. The possibility exists that you could sustain a loss of some or all of your initial investment and therefore you should not invest money that you cannot afford to lose. You should be aware of all the risks associated with foreign exchange trading and seek advice from an independent financial advisor if necessary.