About CFDs

What are CFDs?

CFD, short for Contracts for Difference, are derivative products that allow you to take part in financial markets and trade assets without having to own them at all.

What assets can you trade?

• Currency Pairs

• Stocks

• Indices

• Commodities

What are some of the benefits?

Ease of execution

Lower costs

Ability to go Long or Short

Use of leverage

Trading on numerous markets

How do CFDs work?

The trader opens a position on a particular asset at a particular price and simply waits for the price to go either up or down depending on the trader’s own interest and then makes either profit or loss after the price changes. The main thing to keep in mind is that the trader does not own the asset, he/she only speculates on the direction of its price.

Costs of CFD trading:

Market data fees, Holding costs, SPREADs, Commissions

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