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  • Trade over 10,000 shares, FX pairs, commodities, indices & treasuries
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Range of markets

Trade over 10,000 CFD products, with competitive spreads and margins across FX, indices, commodities, shares and treasuries.

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Forex

Our FX pairs are available to trade as CFDs. We offer prices on over 345 cash and forward currency pairs, covering all the major and minor pairs including EUR/USD, GBP/USD and USD/JPY.

View the minimum and typical spreads for our most popularly traded FX pairs in the table.

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Product Minimum spread* Position Margin from Trading hours
AUD/USD 0.7pts 0.20% Mon 06:00 to Sat 06:00
EUR/GBP 0.9pts 0.20% Mon 06:00 to Sat 06:00
EUR/USD 0.7pts 0.20% Mon 06:00 to Sat 06:00
GBP/USD 0.9pts 0.20% Mon 06:00 to Sat 06:00
USD/JPY 0.7pts 0.20% Mon 06:00 to Sat 06:00

Indices

Take a CFD position on the price movements of major global indices. Choose from over 90 cash and forward indices products, including the UK 100, US 30 and Germany 30.

​​​The table on the left shows some of the competitive spreads and margin rates we offer on indices trading.

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Product Minimum spread* Margin
rate  from
Trading hours
UK 100 – Cash 1.0 0.20% Mon 10:00 - Fri 06:00
(Breaks: 06:15 - 06:30)
US 30 – Cash 1.4 0.20% Mon - Fri 06:00 - 06:15/ 06:30 - 07:00
Germany 30 – Cash
Mon - Fri 16:00 - 06:00
(breaks Tues-Friday
06:15-06:30, 07:00-08:00)
2.0
1.0
1.5
5.0
0.20% 16:00-17:00
17:00-01.30
01.30-06:00
06:00-16:00
US SPX 500 – Cash 5.0 0.20% Daily 11:00-9:15 / 9:30-10:00
Australia 200 – Cash 1.0 0.20% Mon - Fri 06:00 - 06:15/ 06:30 - 07:00

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Commodities

Speculate on over 100 cash and forward commodity products including Brent and West Texas crude oil, Gold, Silver and Natural Gas, with competitive spreads.

More on commodities

Product Minimum spread* Margin rate from Trading hours
Crude Oil Brent –Cash 3.0 0.75% Mon 08:00 - Fri 07:00
(closed Sat 07:00- Mon 08:00)
Crude Oil West Texas – Cash 3.0 0.75% Mon 08:00 - Fri 07:00 
(closed Sat 07:00- Mon 08:00)
Gold – Cash 0.3 0.50% Mon 08:00 - Sat 06:00
(closed Sat 06:00 - Mon 08:00)
Silver – Cash 2.5 1% Mon 08:00 - Sat 06:00
(closed Sat 06:00 - Mon 08:00)
Natural Gas 0.3 3% Mon 08:00 - Fri 07:00 
(closed Sat 07:00- Mon 08:00)      

Shares

Take a position on more than 9000 global shares, including 1000 ETFs on our CFD platform or over 2000 domestic shares on our stockbroking platforms. We offer competitive commissions on share CFDs and Australia's lowest brokerage on our Stockbroking platforms.​​

Our minimum commission charge to trade share CFDs is 0.08% for UK shares and 2 cents for US- and Canada-listed shares. 

 More on shares

Country Number of shares Commission Charge Position Margin  from Trading hours
UK 894 0.08% 5% Mon 17:00 - Fri 01:30
Sat 00:00 - 01:20 
US 4330 2 cents 5% Mon 23:30 - Fri 06:00
Sat 00:00 - 06:00
Germany  216 0.08% 1% Mon 17:00 - Fri 01:30
Sat 00:00 - 01:30)
Spain 87 0.06% 10% Mon 17:00 - Fri 01:30
Sat 00:00 - 01:30
France 290 0.06% 5% Mon 17:00 - Fri 01:30
Sat 00:00 - 01:30

Treasuries

We offer CFD trading on a range of treasuries, including gilts, bonds, bunds and treasury notes. You can trade on over 55 treasuries products, with margins from 0.25%. Our spreads start from 1 point on Euribor, Schatz and Short Sterling.

More on treasuries

Product Minimum spread* Margin rate from Trading hours
Euro Bobl – Cash 2.0 0.25% Mon - Friday 16:00 - 06:00 
Euro Bund – Cash 2.0 0.25% Mon - Friday 16:00 - 06:00 
Euro Buxl - Cash 4.0 0.50% Mon - Friday 16:00 - 06:00 
UK Gilt - Cash 2.0 0.25% Mon-Fri 17:00-03:00
US T-Bond – Cash 3.0 0.50% Mon-Fri 08:00-07:00
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Countdowns

With your CFD account you can also trade Countdowns on 27 of our most popular indices, FX and commodities products. Countdowns offer fast-paced, limited-risk trading with payouts of up to 90%.

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