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CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 76% 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.

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Differences between Investing vs Trading

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Differences between Investing vs Trading

Gold has been popular as a commodity for many years. This is largely due to its relative lack of price volatility, high level of liquidity and the perception of gold as being a proven store of value.

Unlike most other commodities, supply and demand isn’t the biggest driver in the gold price. Once gold has been mined, it isn’t going to disappear and little of it is consumed, so the amount of metal in the world continues to climb. Many societies throughout human history have turned to gold as the ideal metal for producing coins, although gold coins are rare in modern times.

The gold standard has played a huge role in monetary systems over the years, with many countries pegging their currencies against the value of this metal. Numerous nations have also stored vast quantities of the precious metal, as a way of hedging against possible rises in inflation or currency devaluation. All of these factors mean that the price of gold is one of the most keenly observed figures in the financial markets.

The price of gold is generally steady, which is why it’s so widely used as a safe haven and to diversify investments. Yet, it can also suffer troughs and peaks, just like any other kind of investment. In many cases, the factors that affect the value of gold are different from those that influence stocks and other commodities, giving it an important role to play in diversification strategies.

One of the interesting aspects of the gold price is that it often rises in times of economic turmoil, as more people turn to what they see as a safe, tangible type of investment. This helps to explain sharp increases such as that seen in 1980 when military conflict in Afghanistan followed on from a period of inflation and other negative factors.

About 2,500 tonnes of gold are produced every year, but the amount of the metal mined doesn’t have a huge impact on the price. Instead, this largely comes down to market sentiment and the underlying economic situation.

Gold bullion bars and coins are the easiest type of investment in this metal to understand. They can be purchased simply online and the investor doesn’t even need to physically store them.

Some of the largest exchange-traded funds in the world invest in gold. While this may be seen as a more convenient way of investing in the metal, it also introduces new risks that turn this into a more complex way of putting trading gold.
Gold futures and options can be traded online, giving another convenient method of investing. These instruments are based on the future gold price, and are often used for hedging purposes.

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* The spreads provided are a reflection of the time-weighted average. Though Skilling attempts to provide competitive spreads during all trading hours, clients should note that these may vary and are susceptible to underlying market conditions. The above is provided for indicative purposes only. Clients are advised to check important news announcements on our Economic Calendar, which may result in the widening of spreads, amongst other instances.

The above spreads are applicable under normal trading conditions. Skilling has the right to amend the above spreads according to market conditions as per the 'Terms and Conditions'.

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Trade on volatility

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No commissions
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Manage risk with in-platform tools
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Important notice

This page/website is not directed to EU clients and falls outside the European regulatory framework and is not in the scope of (among others) the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II.
By continuing you acknowledge to view the content provided by Skilling (Seychelles) Limited, which is authorised and regulated by Seychelles Financial Supervisory Authority, and that your decision was made independently and at your exclusive initiative and no solicitation or recommendation has been made by Skilling or any other entity within the group.

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