CFDs are a versatile trading vehicle, giving you access to share price movements without having to own the underlying shares.
At firms like IG Markets you can also trade forex, stock indices and many other markets on margin. All on one trading account.
Benefits of CFD trading include:
- Easy to go long or short
- Full exposure, no physical purchase, no stamp duty
- Put up only a fraction of the full contract value
- No fixed time period
- Immediate dealing
- Trade with the market leader
- 0.1% commission on all major shares
- Thousands of shares, plus forex, indices and more
- Low margin rates, and Guaranteed Stops available
- PureDeal online platform with live Level 1 prices
- PureDMA available for Level 2 trading in PureDeal
CFDs are the alternative way to the financial markets, and hold some significant advantages compared to traditional share dealing.
For example with IG Markets you can stay close to the market with transparent pricing on all the shares they cover, plus a choice of sophisticated online trading platforms.
Remember, CFDs are a leveraged product and can result in losses that exceed your initial deposit. CFDs may not be suitable for everyone, so please ensure that you fully understand the risks involved.