CFD trading costs

As well as spreads and margins, there are some other costs to consider. These depend on how long you hold positions open for, which products you trade and your approach to risk management.

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Currency Interbank rate
CAD Canada Bankers Acceptance 1 Month
USD ICE LIBOR USD 1 month
AUD Banker Acceptance Bill 1 month
CHF ICE LIBOR 1 CHF month
DKK Copenhagen Interbank Offered Rate 1 month
EUR EURIBOR 1 month
GBP ICE LIBOR GBP 1 month
HKD Hong Kong Interbank Offered Rate 1 month
IDR 1 month Deposit
JPY ICE LIBOR JPY 1 month
NOK Norwegian Interbank Offered Rate 1 month
NZD Bank Bill 1 month
SEK Stockholm Interbank Offered Rate 1 month
SGD Singapore Interbank Offered Rate 1 month

Holding costs

At the end of each trading day (5pm New York time), your open CFD trading positions may be subject to a charge called a holding cost. The holding cost can be positive or negative depending on whether you are long or short. Indices, forex, commodity and treasury forward contracts are not subject to holding costs.

Holding costs for indices are based on the underlying interbank rate of the index (see table) plus 2.5% on buy positions and minus 2.5% on sell positions.

For share CFDs, holding costs are based on the underlying interbank rate for the currency of the relevant share (see table) plus 2.5% on buy positions and minus 2.5% on sell positions.

FX holding costs are based on the tom-next (tomorrow to next day) rate in the underlying market for the currency pair and are expressed as an annual percentage.

Holding rates for cash commodities and treasuries are based on the inferred holding costs built into the underlying futures contracts, from which the prices of our cash commodity and treasury products are derived.

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Market data fees

To view the prices for Australian and Hong Kong share CFDs on the platform, you will need to activate the relevant market data subscription. There is a monthly fee, which is refunded if you execute two or more trades under the same subscription during the subscription period, which usually runs from the first day of the month until the first day of the following month.​

Please note that, where fees apply, local taxes and duties may also be charged. The taxes will include 13% HST, on the basis that you are a resident in Canada. Non-residents will be charged tax based on their country of residence. 

 

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Market Currency Market data fee (incl. tax) 
Australia AUD 20.00
Hong Kong HKD 120.00
Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, US Various 0.00

Commission

Share CFDs attract a commission charge each time you enter and exit a trade. The commission charge varies depending on the country where the share product originates. 

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