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SPOT METALS & ENERGY

Spot Metals Energy

Spot Gold and Silver

Spot gold (XAU) and spot silver (XAG) are tradable commodities offered by ArgusFX platform at the best-of-market spreads and spot execution without having additional foreign exchange exposure.

Spot trading is done similarly to forex currency trading where investors take short or long positions of the metals' prices.

Trading is accessible 23 hours a day, 5 days a week. ArgusFX platform offers CFDs on spot metals in both USD and EUR. Only 1% margin required for spot metals.

There are many reasons why investors choose to trade spot metals:

  • Diversify your portfolio: Investors take advantage of spot trading as an emerging asset class in a bigger and well-balanced trading portfolio.
  • Hedging opportunities: Trading spot metals creates great opportunities for hedging in every liquid market, with investors gaining more exposure with limited risk.
  • Safe investment: Spot metal trading is considered to be a safe haven.

Energy Products

It's now possible to trade in OIL as simply as you trade any other CFD. Commodities CFDs provide direct exposure to the underlying commodity with all the benefits of trading a CFD.

US Light Crude Oil and UK Brent Oil are tradeable CFD commodities offered by ArgusFX platform.

CFD on Spot Metals Contract Specifications

SymbolTypical Average Spread1
XAGEUR Spot Silver – EUR 0.05
XAGUSD Spot Silver – USD 0.05
XAUEUR Spot Gold – EUR 0.6
XAUUSD Spot Gold – USD 0.5
XPTUSD Spot Platinum – USD 4
XPDUSD Spot Palladium – USD 3
USOUSD Spot US Light Crude Oil - USD 0.03
UKOUSD Spot Brent Oil - USD 0.03

[1] The above spreads are applicable under normal trading conditions during day trading sessions. However, there may be instances when market conditions cause spreads to widen beyond the typical average spreads displayed above.
Note

  • Zero margin requirements for opening a hedged position provided free margin is positive (margin level > 100%).
  • Trading takes place between 01:00 to 24:00 server time Monday to Friday.. Server time is GMT + 2 (GMT + 3 applies during daylight saving/summer time).
  • Please be advised that all margin rates will be continuously reviewed on an ongoing basis.
  • Attention: Special margin requirements (leverages) remain in place disregards of clients requests for maximum leverage increase
  • The maximum available leverage for weekends and other off-market days equals to 1:100 (for accounts with higher leverage) or to special margin requirements of the instrument or trading account as per table above. For All foreign exchange pairs the margin will increase to 1% every weekend, for all the accounts having leverage less than 1% during weekdays like 1:200 or 0.5%. In relevant cases, the margin for ALL CHF pairs will be increased to 4% or 1:25, for Metals will become 3% and for UKOUSD and USOUSD will become 3%.

SymbolLONG2SHORT2
XAUUSD Spot Gold – USD -2.18 -1.44
XAUEUR Spot Gold – EUR -1.47 -1.2
XAGUSD Spot Silver – USD -1.74 -1.15
XAGEUR Spot Silver – EUR -1.18 -0.96
XPTUSD Spot Platinum – USD -2.22 -1.81
XPDUSD Spot Palladium – USD -2.27 -1.85
USOUSD Spot US Light Crude Oil - USD Lots X Long points X Point size Lots X Short points X Point size
UKOUSD Spot Brent Oil - USD Lots X Long points X Point size Lots X Short points X Point size
The swap rate is mainly dependent on the level of interest rates as well as the Company’s fee for having an open position overnight. The swap is automatically converted into the base currency of the clients trading account. The operation is conducted at 23.59 (server time) and can take several minutes.
Note
  • Zero margin requirements for opening a hedged position provided free margin is positive (margin level > 100%);
  • No commission applies;
  • Trading takes place between 01:00 to 24:00 server time Monday to Friday.. Server time is GMT + 2 (GMT + 3 applies during daylight saving/summer time).
  • Please be advised that all margin rates will be continuously reviewed on an ongoing basis.
  • Attention: Special margin requirements (leverages) remain in place disregards of clients requests for maximum leverage increase
  • The maximum available leverage for weekends and other off-market days equals to 1:100 (for accounts with higher leverage) or to special margin requirements of the instrument or trading account as per table above. For All foreign exchange pairs the margin will increase to 1% every weekend, for all the accounts having leverage less than 1% during weekdays like 1:200 or 0.5%. In relevant cases, the margin for ALL CHF pairs will be increased to 4% or 1:25, for Metals will become 3% and for UKOUSD and USOUSD will become 3%.

[2] The swap value depends mainly on the level of interest rates and the interest of the Company for having an open position during the night. The exchange is automatically converted to the base currency of the trading account of the client. The Company reserves the right to amend the swap values of a specific client in case of any suspect of a trading abuse. The operation is carried out at 23.59 (server time) and may take several minutes.

SymbolMinimum Lot SizeMinimum Price Fluctuation (Tick)Pip Value per LotSize of 1 LotUsed Margin Per 1 Lot
XAGEUR Spot Silver – EUR 0.01 0.01   5000 oz 1% X 5000 X Silver Mkt Price (in EUR)
XAGUSD Spot Silver – USD 0.01 0.01 50 USD 5000 oz 1% X 5000 X Silver Mkt Price (in USD)
XAUEUR Spot Gold – EUR 0.01 0.01   100 oz 1% X 100 X Gold Mkt Price (in EUR)
XAUUSD Spot Gold – USD 0.01 0.01 1 USD 100 oz 1% X 100 X Gold Mkt Price (in USD)
XPTUSD Spot Platinum – USD 0.01 0.01   50 Troy Oz 2% X 50 X PT Mkt Price
XPDUSD Spot Palladium – USD 0.01 0.01   100 Troy Oz 2% X 100 X PD Mkt Price
USOUSD Spot US Light Crude Oil - USD 0.01 0.01 1 USD 100 Lots X Contract Size / Account Leverage X 3 (in USD)
UKOUSD Spot Brent Oil - USD     1 USD 100 Lots X Contract Size / Account Leverage X 3 (in USD)
Note
  • Zero margin requirements for opening a hedged position provided free margin is positive (margin level > 100%);
  • No commission applies;
  • Trading takes place between 01:00 to 24:00 server time Monday to Friday.. Server time is GMT + 2 (GMT + 3 applies during daylight saving/summer time).
  • Please be advised that all margin rates will be continuously reviewed on an ongoing basis.
  • Attention: Special margin requirements (leverages) remain in place disregards of clients requests for maximum leverage increase
  • The maximum available leverage for weekends and other off-market days equals to 1:100 (for accounts with higher leverage) or to special margin requirements of the instrument or trading account as per table above. For All foreign exchange pairs the margin will increase to 1% every weekend, for all the accounts having leverage less than 1% during weekdays like 1:200 or 0.5%. In relevant cases, the margin for ALL CHF pairs will be increased to 4% or 1:25, for Metals will become 3% and for UKOUSD and USOUSD will become 3%.

 

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