Precious metal trading is no longer offered to US based clients due to regulatory requirements. Please follow these instructions to see gold and silver if you are non-US based. Palladium is not available to residents of Canada.
Precious metals offer insights into economic health and are often viewed as a safe haven during times of economic turmoil. As market demand is not driven by any individual geography, many smart investors trade precious metals in order to diversify their portfolio and hedge their positions, even when the markets are down.
View the margin requirements of your region on our regulatory page.
DISCOVER INNOVATIVE TOOLS FOR TRADERS
A 24-hour summary of open orders and positions held by OANDA's clients
See a breakdown of OANDA clients’ recent open positions across major pairs.
See how long-short positions held by OANDA clients have evolved over time
See where your currency ranks against other currencies traded against it
Frequently Asked Questions
Our deposit options vary based on the OANDA division with which you hold your account. Please check the relevant Deposit Funds with OANDA section for more details.
There is no minimum deposit or minimum balance required to open an OANDA account. You only need make sure to have enough equity to open positions of sizes you are comfortable with including margin requirements.
The OANDA fxTrade platform supports margin trading, which means you can enter into positions larger than your account balance. OANDA fxTrade margin rules vary based on the regulatory requirements applicable to the OANDA division with which you hold your account. Please select the applicable OANDA division to learn more details about OANDA fxTrade Margin Rules.
OANDA’s registration forms, legal and trading documentation vary based on the OANDA division with which you hold your account for precious metals trading. Please check the relevant Legal & Regulatory Documentation section for more details.