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Prices of precious metals could be influenced by political factors and market news as well as by its supply and demand. Precious metals are experiencing extreme price movements in recent years, and hence are attracting more investors.

AETOS provides metal products in the form of CFDs. Investors can benefit from the live tradable prices as well as its ability to sell short or buy long.

AETOS provides extensive range of metal products, including gold, silver and copper.

Metals
Gold
Silver
High grade copper

Gold, different from general merchandise, has possessed monetary, financial and commodity attributes from the outset of discovery by human, and runs through the entire history of human social development, but its financial and commodity attributes exhibit different role and influence in different historical stages.

Gold has been found and used by human since a very earlier time. As gold is rare, special and precious, it has been regarded as the first amongst the 5 important metals, and was titled as the "king of metals" since ancient time. The reputation of gold cannot be matched by other metals. As a consequence, gold once was a symbol of wealth and luxury and used for financial reserves, money, jewelry and so on. With the development of society, the economic status of gold and commodity applications have been constantly changing, its financial reserves, monetary functions are in the adjustment, and the commodity function is returning. With the rapid development of modern industry and technology, the use of gold in these areas has gradually expanded, while so far, gold is still the dominant metal that used in the international reserve currency, jewelry and other areas.

Silver was once playing a major role in reflecting the currency in the United States. The U.S. Congress currency circulation was silver-based and linked to fixed gold. Silver has been used in the coinage of the country until 1965. After centuries of evolution, silver was given more important economic functions, it is an important industrial raw material used in photography, jewelry and electronics industries.

Today, silver is becoming a precious industrial commodity and an attractive investment product. As a precious metal, silver is also an investment product preferred by general investors. 

Copper is an important industrial raw materials with high market maturity, it has both financial attributes and commodity attributes, closely related to macroeconomic indicators. Copper is one of the popular trading commodities preferred by investors.

High grade copper is such a widely used good in industries that it is an excellent gauge of global economic activity, especially in production. Therefore, supply and demand of copper are a critical factor reflecting the market sentiment. High grade copper is traded all over the world nowadays.

The largest producer of high grade copper is Chile, followed by China, Peru and the United States. The United States is the primary user of copper.

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 Trading features of metals:

  •  Ideal for short or long term investment products
  • One of the most diverse market with high liquidity
  • Nearly 24 hours trading for 5 days per week

Example 1-Selling 1 lot of XAGUSD CFD contract (which has a contract size of 5,000 ounces) in view that silver price will fall.

Description Calculation
Sell/Short 1 lot of XAGUSD contract at the bid price 14.750 1 x 5,000 x 14.750 = USD73,750 (contract value of one XAGUSD contract)
The leverage level set for this product is 100:1. It requires an Initial Margin to be deposited into your account, which is 1% of the contract value USD73,750 x 0.01 = USD737.50 (Initial Margin) Subject to underlying price movement
Closing 1 lot of XAGUSD contract (Buy/Long) at the ask price 14.850 (14.750 – 14.850) x 1 x 5,000 = USD500.00 loss

Example 2-Buying 1 lot of XAUUSD CFD contract (which has a contract size of 100 ounces) in view that gold price will rise.

Description Calculation
Buy/Long 1 lot of XAUUSD contract at the ask price 1203.40 1 x 100 x 1203.40 = USD120,340 (contract value of one XAUUSD contract)
The leverage level set for this product is 100:1. It requires an Initial Margin to be deposited into your account, which is 1% of the contract value USD120,340 x 0.01 = USD1,203.40 (Initial Margin) Subject to underlying price movement
Closing 1 lot of XAUUSD contract (Sell/Short) at the bid price 1,204.20 (1204.20 – 1203.40) x 1 x 100 = USD80.00 profit

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