Gold Trading

Trade spot gold online. Quality execution, no fees.

If you want to trade or invest in gold, spot gold trading at OANDA is an alternative worth considering. Buy or sell gold in real time, anywhere and take advantage of low spreads with no commissions or hidden fees.

OANDA is a global foreign exchange liquidity provider and market maker driving innovation and lower costs across the industry. Our regulated fxTrade forex platform offers everyone the same access to low spreads and quality execution.

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Advantages of spot gold trading

  • Trade long or short. Benefit from the market whether it's moving up or down. Take either long or short positions, and open or close these positions at any time to react to real-time price volatility.
  • Tailor your strategy. Keep within your risk threshold using standard forex trading features including limit orders, take profits, stop losses, trailing stops, and personalized leverage.
  • Trade intuitively, in real-time. Take advantage of real-time prices with nominal gold spreads to speculate on the price movements of gold relative to other currencies.

Note that Gold trading is halted daily from 5:15 p.m. EST to 6:00 p.m. EST. Learn more about OANDA's trading hours.

Demo forex and CFD account

Try before you commit with OANDA fxTrade Practice. Start with a 100,000-unit no-risk forex demo account. It's free and never expires.

Gold sentiment

OANDA provides a 24-hour summary of open orders and positions—a snapshot of our clients' price expectations and exposures.

Forex news

Informed traders make smarter trading decisions. Our team of currency strategists provide forex news and analysis about the state of the market.