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Invest in Australian shares, a range of ETFs, warrants, mFunds
What are CFDs?
Contracts for difference (CFDs) are derivative products which enable you to trade on the price movement of underlying financial assets (such as forex, indices, cryptocurrencies, shares and commodities).
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What is share trading?
Share trading in the underlying market is the buying and selling of company shares with the aim of making a profit. Shares represent a portion of ownership of a public company. Learn more about share trading.
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What is leveraged trading?
One of the advantages of trading CFDs is that you only need to deposit a percentage of the full value of your position to open a trade, known as trading on leverage. Remember, trading on leverage can also amplify losses, so it's important to manage your risk.
What are the costs of trading CFDs?
There are a number of costs to consider when trading CFDs, including spread costs, holding costs (for trades held overnight which is essentially a fee for the funds you borrow to cover the leveraged portion of the trade), rollover costs for expired forward trades, and guaranteed stop-loss order charges (if you use this risk-management tool). Find out more about our CFD costs
What are the costs of share trading?
The most common cost of share trading is brokerage rates. There are also some additional costs when trading on the CMC Markets Invest platform as well. Find out more about the costs of share trading