Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 75% of retail investor accounts lose money when spread betting and/or trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Getting started

Watch our short video and see how easy it is to get started on your CFD trading demo account.

CFD trading

0:27Navigating the platform
1:00Using the product library
1:52Exploring the platform tools
3:05Managing your settings
3:14Linking modules
4:00Overseeing your account
4:36Managing your open positions
5:03Using price and order tickets
5:40Placing a trade
5:56Managing risk with different order types
7:06Monitoring your latest trade
7:32Closing a position

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