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Alpha
CFD trading

CFD traders can access exclusive benefits with ALPHA, which is designed to provide priority service for high-volume traders.

Alpha CFD features

  • Dedicated account manager

    Dedicated account manager

    Enjoy a more personalised trading experience with support from your own dedicated account manager. Gain insights from regular market updates, experienced traders and exclusive trader education.

  • Exclusive seminars and events

    Exclusive seminars and events

    As a premium trader, you'll have access to exclusive events, workshops and forums, in addition to our regular in-house and online seminars. Enjoy exclusive admittance to social trader events, tailored for high-volume traders.

  • Varied order execution

    Competitive market rebates

    If you trade in high volumes you can qualify for our competitive monthly cash rebates^. Our multi-asset class rebate structure means that the more you trade, the higher your rewards.

  • Free access to our Pro platform

    Transparent
    prices

    Our pricing ladder technology allows you to see live volumes available at each price level. Ensure your execution isn't compromised with our transparent pricing model, which helps you determine when to enter and exit a trade.

Alpha trading criteria

CFDs trading criteria

In order to qualify as an Alpha CFD trader you will need to fulfil one of the below criteria:
  • Meet minimum Level 1 rebate monthly trade volume for at least one of our asset classes (see volumes below)
  • Receive an invitation from an existing Alpha client or Alpha team member

Our Alpha trading service is available by invitation but we would be happy to discuss your individual circumstances further. Please contact our service desk for more information.

CFD rebates

If you trade in high volumes on forex, indices, commodities or shares, you can qualify for market-leading monthly cash rebates^. Our rebate structure means that the more you trade, the higher your rewards.

Forex

Level Turnover Band Spread Discount
Level 1 $10M - 100M* 5%
Level 2 $100M - 200M* 10%
Level 3 $200M - 300M* 15%
Level 4 $300M* and above 20%

Note: *M denotes million (USD)
All turnover limits and rebate amounts are calculated in USD and paid in your account currency.

Indices

Level Turnover Band Spread Discount
Level 1 $20M - 100M* 5%
Level 2 $100M - 150M* 10%
Level 3 $150M - 200M* 15%
Level 4 $200M* and above 20%

Note: *M denotes million (USD)
All turnover limits and rebate amounts are calculated in USD and paid in your account currency.

Commodities

Level Turnover Band Commission
Level 1 $0.75M - 3M* 5%
Level 2 $3M - 6M* 10%
Level 3 $6M - 10M* 15%
Level 4 $10M* and above 20%

Note: *M denotes million (USD)
All turnover limits and rebate amounts are calculated in USD and paid in your account currency.

Shares

Level Turnover Band Spread Discount
Level 1 $2.5M - 25M* 5%
Level 2 $25M - 50M* 10%
Level 3 $50M - 75M* 15%
Level 4 $75M* and above 20%

Note: *M denotes million (USD)
All turnover limits and rebate amounts are calculated in USD and paid in your account currency.

Holding costs

Level Holding Cost Discount (FX CFDs Standard Charge +/- 1%) Holding Cost Discounts (Shares, Commodity and Index CFDs Standard Charge +/- 2.5%)
Level 1 0.20% 0.25%
Level 2 0.35% 0.50%
Level 3 0.50% 0.75%
Level 4 0.75% 1.00%

Note: *M denotes million (USD)
All turnover limits and rebate amounts are calculated in USD and paid in your account currency.

Compare benefits at a glance

REGULAR ACCOUNT BENEFITS

  • Industry leading spreads and low margins
  • Award winning web and mobile trading platforms
  • Automated trading via MT4
  • Advanced charting
  • News, analysis and commentary
  • Professional client service
  • Effective risk management tools
  • Free training and education

ADDITIONAL ALPHA BENEFITS

  • 1:1 with experts and analytics
  • Personal access to our top tier market analysts
  • Premium networking events and seminars
  • Early access to new features and tools via CMC Labs
  • Complimentary trading literature from top authors
  • Analysis and feedback of trade history and strategy

Meet our team

Your sales trader is a highly-skilled resource, available to provide you with dealing support, advanced trader education and in-depth data analysis.

Eric Chang

Eric has over 15 years of experience working in the global financial and derivative markets. When he’s not following and trading the markets you can find Eric playing a wide range of sports including: baseball, hockey, golf and keeping a close eye on all of the Toronto sports teams.

Felix Wong

Felix has 14 years of experience in the financial services and derivatives industry with a strong focus on self-directed investor education. Felix is fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin, and enjoys a good Netflix binge but can also be found on hiking trails across the region.

Naïmi Nait-Outaleb

Naïmi has over 9 years of experience working in global financial markets in major cities such as Paris, Dubai and Toronto. Fluent in both English and French Naïmi is well versed in providing traders with the support they need. When not working, you can find Naïmi outdoors playing soccer.

Get in touch

Our ALPHA trading service is available by invitation only, but you are welcome to contact the desk to discuss your individual circumstances. We'd love to hear from you. Get in touch directly with our ALPHA team via the contact details below

1 866 884 2608
SalesTradingCA@cmcmarkets.com

Brought to you by CMC Markets

With almost 30 years' experience, we already provide an award-winning trading platform and customer service* to 80,000+ clients globally. Our ALPHA offering is designed to give our high-volume CFD traders dedicated priority service.


* †Awarded the “2016 Top Trading Platform for Charting” by the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts; Awarded 'Best Trading Platform Features', based on highest user satisfaction among CFD and FX traders, Investment Trends 2017 UK Leveraged Trading Report; 'Best Online Trading Platform', Shares Awards 2017; and 'Best Forex Trading Platform', UK Forex Awards 2017.

^ We offer competitive monthly cash rebates for clients who trade in high volumes and if you meet our monthly notional value requirements for one asset class, you automatically qualify for monthly rebates for all asset classes; conditions apply.

CMC Markets Canada Inc. is a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund. CFDs are distributed in Canada by CMC Markets Canada Inc. dealer and agent of CMC Markets UK plc. Trading CFDs involve a high degree of risk and investors should be prepared for the risk of losing their entire investment and losing further amounts. CFD trading is available in jurisdictions in which CMC Markets is registered or exempt from registration, and, in the province of Alberta is available to Accredited Investors only. CMC Markets is an execution only dealer and does not provide investment advice or recommendations regarding the purchase or sale of any CFD. For full details of our fees please refer to our rates schedule. CMC Markets is remunerated through the spread which is the difference between the bid and ask price. Commission and holding costs may also apply.

CMC Markets Canada Inc. est membre de l'Organisme canadien de réglementation du commerce des valeurs mobilières et membre Fonds canadien de protection des épargnants. Les CFD sont distribués au Canada par CMC Markets Canada Inc. marchand et agent de CMC Markets UK plc. Les négociations de CFD comportent un degré élevé de risque et les investisseurs doivent être prêts pour le risque de perdre la totalité de leur investissement et de perdre des montants supplémentaires. Les CFD sont disponible dans les juridictions dans lesquelles CMC Markets est enregistrement ou a une exemption d'enregistrement, et, dans la province de l'Alberta est à la disposition des investisseurs qualifiés seulement. CMC Markets est un courtier d'exécution des ordres uniquement. CMC Markets ne fournit pas de conseils d'investissement ou recommandations concernant l'achat ou la vente de CFD. Pour tous les détails de nos honoraires veuillez-vous référer à notre grille tarifaire. CMC Markets est rémunéré par l’écart, qui est la différence entre le cours acheteur et vendeur. Commission et les coûts de possession peuvent également appliquer.

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