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.

Share trading

Take a position on more than 9,000 global shares, including 1,000 ETFs. We offer spread betting and CFD trading prices on popular stocks including Apple, BP, Lloyds Banking Group, Tesco and Rio Tinto.

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Shares spread betting product details

View the margins, spreads, commissions and trading hours by country for our spread betting shares products.

CountryNumber of sharesCMC additional spread1Margin rate fromTrading hours
(UK time)
UK700+0.10%20%Daily 08:00-16:30
US3,800+1-4 cents*20%Daily 14:30-21:00
Austria30+0.10%20%Daily 08:00-16:30
Belgium50+0.10%20%Daily 08:00-16:30
Canada400+1-4 cents*20%Daily 14:30-21:00
Denmark50+0.10%20%Daily 08:00-15:50
Finland50+0.10%20%Daily 08:00-16:20
France200+0.10%20%Daily 08:00-16:30
Germany200+0.10%20%Daily 08:00-16:30
Hong Kong600+0.25%20%Daily 02:30-05:00 and 06:00-09:00
Ireland10+0.10%20%Daily 08:00-16:30
Italy100+0.12%20%Daily 08:00-16:25
Japan1,100+0.10%20%Daily 01:00-03:30 and 04:30-07:00
Netherlands70+0.10%20%Daily 08:00-16:30
New Zealand40+0.10%20%Daily 00:00-03:45 and 21:00-00:00
Norway80+0.10%20%Daily 08:00-15:20
Poland50+0.18%20%Daily 08:00-15:50
Portugal20+0.10%20%Daily 08:00-16:30
Singapore100+0.25%20%Daily 02:00-10:00
Spain80+0.10%20%Daily 08:00-16:30
Sweden200+0.10%20%Daily 08:00-16:25
Switzerland100+0.10%20%Daily 08:00-16:20

Shares CFD product details

View the margins, spreads, commissions and trading hours by country for our CFD trading shares products.

CountryNumber of sharesMargin rate fromCommission charge2Minimum commission3Trading hours
(UK time)
UK700+20%0.10%GBP 9.00Daily 08:00-16:30
US3,800+20%2 centsUSD 10.00Daily 14:30-21:00
Australia300+20%0.10%AUD 7.00Daily 23:00-05:00
Austria30+20%0.10%EUR 9.00Daily 08:00-16:30
Belgium50+20%0.10%EUR 9.00Daily 08:00-16:30
Canada400+20%2 centsCAD 10.00Daily 14:30-21:00
Denmark50+20%0.10%DKK 90.00Daily 08:00-15:50
Finland50+20%0.10%EUR 9.00Daily 08:00-16:20
France200+20%0.10%EUR 9.00Daily 08:00-16:30
Germany200+20%0.10%EUR 9.00Daily 08:00-16:30
Hong Kong600+20%0.18%HKD 50.00Daily 01:30-04:00 and 05:00-08:00
Ireland10+20%0.10%EUR 9.00Daily 08:00-16:30
Italy100+20%0.10%EUR 9.00Daily 08:00-16:25
Japan1,100+20%0.10%JPY 1,000Daily 00:00-02:30 and 03:30-06:00
Netherlands70+20%0.10%EUR 9.00Daily 08:00-16:30
New Zealand40+20%0.10%NZD 7.00Daily 00:00-03:45 and 21:00-00:00
Norway80+20%0.10%NOK 79.00Daily 08:00-15:20
Poland50+20%0.18%PLN 50.00Daily 08:00-15:50
Portugal20+20%0.10%EUR 9.00Daily 08:00-16:30
Singapore100+20%0.10%SGD 10.00Daily 01:00-09:00
Spain80+20%0.10%EUR 9.00Daily 08:00-16:30
Sweden200+20%0.10%SEK 89.00Daily 08:00-16:25
Switzerland100+20%0.10%CHF 9.00Daily 08:00-16:20


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1​Our additional spread built into the prices displayed on our platform, applicable upon execution of any order. The additional spread is one of the costs associated with placing a spread bet on a share.

*Share price     Cost
 $0-15               1 cent (each side)
 $15-25             2 cents (each side)
 $25-35             3 cents (each side)
 $35+                 4 cents (each side)

2When trading share CFDs on our platform a commission will be charged upon execution of any order. Minimum commission charges may apply.​

3The minimum commission that is payable to trade a share CFD and one of the costs associated with trading a share CFD. 

This data is provided for general information only and may not be current. Please refer to the product overview area of our trading platform for real-time information on the spreads, margin rates, commission (as applicable) and trading hours of a particular product.

​​Please note the change in price that results in a P&L change equal to your stake size is represented by the last large digit in the price shown on the platform. 

At the end of each trading day (5pm New York time), positions held in your account may be subject to a holding cost. The holding cost can be positive or negative depending on the direction of your position and the applicable holding rate. Historical holding rates, expressed as an annual percentage rate, are visible on our platform within the overview section of each product. Find out more about our spread betting costs and CFD trading costs​.

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