Trade Gold CFDs
- Trade XAUUSD with leverage, commission-free *
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How to get started trading Gold CFDs with FXCM
New to FXCM?
Is there any fee to open an FXCM account?
No, there are no fees associated with opening an account with FXCM. However, you would need to make a deposit via one of the accepted payment methods, in order to place trades within your account.
Is FXCM regulated by the FCA?
Yes, Forex Capital Markets Limited ("FXCM") is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of the United Kingdom. Registration Number 217689.At FXCM, we adhere to the high regulatory standards and the security of your funds is our top priority. All retail client funds are housed in segregated accounts at top global banks. In addition, we commit to full transparency so you understand our financial strength.
How can I contact FXCM?
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What are the costs of trading?
When trading Commodity CFDs with FXCM, trading costs are included in the spread and there are no extra commission fees charged when opening or closing positions and there are no minimum commission levels, so at FXCM you are able to avoid the extra costs of placing smaller trades.
The spread costs can easily be calculated on the Trading Station platform, as you can see the real-time spreads and pip costs (in your account denomination) before you enter any trade. To calculate the spread cost in the currency of your account:
(Pip Cost) x (Number of Contracts) x (Spread) = Total Transaction Cost
How much money do you need to get started?
If this is your initial deposit, the minimum to open an Individual account is 50 CCY*. The minimum to open a Corporate, Trust, or IRA account is 50,000.00 CCY*. If this is not your first deposit, the minimum deposit by card is 50 CCY*.
There is no minimum for deposits by Wire.
Commodity margin requirements change frequently, based on the volatility expected in the market. Your trading platform has up-to-date margin requirements. Learn More.
* CCY: Abbreviation of currency.