What is Metal Trading?
Metals trading is closely linked to the outlook for the overall global markets, and major currencies
and metals are traded against major currencies in a similar way to other currency pairs on the
Factors affecting precious metal prices include supply and demand, interest rates, economic uncertainty, industrial output, and the dollar's strength with precious metals like gold traditionally viewed as a safe haven in times of volatility. Traders can trade metals to express their outlook on certain industries or to hedge their trading portfolio.