PRECIOUS METALS

In the Forex market, precious metals are treated as currencies, and are traded around the clock in pairs with other currencies. Their low or negative correlation to other asset classes provides an effective means of diversifying portfolios and hedging risks.

The Swissquote edge

  • Transparent pricing – Competitive spreads and low margin rates (no hidden commissions or trading fees)
  • Deep liquidity guaranteed with our network of Tier 1 banks and regional non‑bank liquidity providers
  • Flexible transaction sizes – Micro, mini and standard lots are available for all platforms

Find your gold mine

Available markets

Trade Gold (XAU), Silver (XAG), Platinum (XPT) and Palladium (XPD) against the main currencies.
Precious metals offer insights into economic health and are often viewed as a safe haven during times of economic or political uncertainty.

SymbolsMinimum spreads (points)Margin requirements
Standard
1K USD
Premium
10K USD
Prime
50K USD
XAUUSD0.290.260.232%
XPDUSD3.63.33.120%
XPTUSD4.13.83.520%
XAGUSD0.0180.0130.0105%

To see trading conditions on all asset classes: Download Forex Product Guide

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  • Endless opportunities

    Largest financial market in the world – highly liquid, open 24/5

  • Scale up profits with leverage

    Leverage your investments up to 1:50 to increase returns on your capital

  • Diversify and hedge risks

    Take long or short positions on precious metals

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Be aware of the risk

Trading foreign exchange, spot precious metals and any other product on the Forex platform involves significant risk of loss and may not be suitable for all investors. Prior to opening an account with Swissquote, consider your level of experience, investment objectives, assets, income 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 speculate, invest or hedge with capital you cannot afford to lose, that is borrowed or urgently needed or necessary for personal or family subsistence. You should be aware of all the risks associated with foreign exchange trading, and seek advice from an independent financial advisor if you have any doubts. The content of this website represents advertising material and has not been submitted to nor approved by any supervisory authority.