Precious metals

Trading precious metals is considered a 'safe haven' investment, especially during periods of economic uncertainty

Trading Precious
Metals

Alfa-Forex provides those who do not want to put up with constant financial turbulence with access to the four types of metals: gold, silver, platinum, and palladium.

However, trade strategies for these precious metals have certain differences. For example, dynamics of gold and silver prices may be affected by different financial shocks. Gold prices frequently shoot up amid news of eventual economic crisis. It makes sense since investors traditionally buy gold to maintain their capital.

On the other hand, platinum and palladium are widely used in the industry, which is why production growth is always connected with rising demand for these metals. At the same time, price fluctuations for these assets on average are slightly higher than for gold or silver.

Example of a gold trade transaction

In October 2012, gold quotes completed the 11-year growth cycle. The price of a troy ounce after reaching a historic high of $ 1,920.60 for a long period of time fluctuated at $ 1,520.

The reason for the sale of gold contracts were the signals of the US monetary authorities regarding the completion of the program to stimulate the economy, which started in the crisis of 2008-2009. As a result, the global uptrend in gold was completed by a sharp drop in quotations to $ 1,220 within 4 months. The current situation on the market was beneficial to short-term players who earned $ 48,000 on sales of one standard lot (100 troy ounces).

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In October 2012 investors would potentially make the profit of $48,000 within 4 months

By buying gold at the price of ₽1,254.46/gram

and selling it at the price of ₽2,727.75/gram
*Leverage whilst increasing the possible profit, also increases the risks involved as well as the potential losses.

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Your benefits
of trading with Alfa-Forex

Diversity. 4 types of precious
metals available for trading
Instant execution
of trading orders
Advanced technology. MetaTrader4 and MetaTrader5 platforms for trading on your smartphone
No fees on deposits and withdrawals through internet bank Alfa-Click
Safety. European regulation
by CySEC
Mobile platforms for trading using your smartphone

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Risk Warning: CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 77% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. Read full risk disclosure.

Risk Warning: 77% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. Read full full risk disclosure.

Risk Warning: 77% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money. Read full full risk disclosure.