Centrum Markets offers access to the trade of precious metals such as gold, platinum, palladium, silver and copper, with deep liquidity and instant execution. Metals are traded as a pair against a currency (USD) and units of the metals are measured in troy ounces. Centrum Markets offers limited flexible leverage to trade in precious metal financial derivatives on the Centrum Markets platform, which allows you to take a larger position with a smaller investment. At the click of a button, you can take advantage of small price movements and experience instant execution with straight through processing on high volume precious metal derivatives.
Precious metals are a key driver in markets worldwide and sentiment is interwoven with the trade of currencies and with financial markets in general. Precious metals are valuable due to their rarity and difficulty to locate and extract. Precious metals such as gold and silver were historically important as a currency or a store of value and a medium of exchange, however they are now regarded mainly as investment and industrial commodities. Certain precious metals also serve as a means of portfolio diversification and risk management in times of economic or political uncertainty of inflation.
When trading precious metal financial derivatives at Centrum Markets, you are not actually buying the metal itself or taking possession of it. Rather, you are executing a contract for the difference in value between your entry and exit price of the metal.
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Flexible Leverage up to 1:50
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When trading precious metal financial derivatives at Centrum Markets, the margin requirement is not based on the leverage of your trading account. It is instead calculated according to the following: (Lots) x (Contract Size) x (Opening Price) x (Margin Percentage). When you leave a precious metal trading position open for the next trading session, you would pay or obtain the current interbank rate of the currency in the pair minus the mark up. Swap rates are calculated according to the automatically converted into the deposit currency of your account, and a three day swap is calculated on positions from 00:00 GMT from Wednesday to Thursday. Copper has no financing cost (swap). Please note that Centrum Markets may change margin requirements due to economic events.