Set up a live CFD account or log in to trade CFDs on the original bitcoin and popular ethereum cryptocurrencies.

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Why trade cryptocurrencies with CMC?

There are a number of reasons to trade CFDs on cryptocurrencies with us:

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No auto expiry

Unlike some providers we don’t automatically close you out each week, so you can hold positions without having to pay spread costs to reopen the trade.

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Trade on margin

Take a position on bitcoin and ethereum without tying up all of your capital.

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Go long or short

Take advantage of cryptocurrency price movements and take a view on whether bitcoin and ethereum will rise – or fall – in price. 

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Avoid the worry and hassle of dealing with an unfamiliar cryptocurrency exchange and trade with an established provider, where you can easily deposit or withdraw funds.

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Speak to a member of our award-winning Customer Services team - we're available whenever the markets are open.

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Trade anywhere

Trade on the go with an award-winning CFD trading mobile app. 

Demo account

Try CFD trading with virtual funds in a risk-free environment.

Live account

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Cryptocurrencies instrument details

Trade on the price of bitcoin and ethereum against the US dollar, via a CFD trading account. View the spreads, margin rates and trading hours in the table below.

InstrumentMinimum spreadMargin rate fromTrading hours
Bitcoin/USD6025%8am Mon – 6am Sat
Ethereum/USD625%8am Mon – 6am Sat

Discover cryptocurrencies

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^Please note, we may, at our sole discretion, restrict your ability to go long or short.
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