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  • Spread bet on over 9500 forex, indices, commodities, shares and treasuries markets
  • Profits from spread betting are tax-free in the UK*
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CFD account

  • Trade over 10,000 shares, FX pairs, commodities, indices & treasuries
  • No stamp duty to pay on CFDs*
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Shares

Take a position on more than 9000 global shares, including 1000 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.

Country Number of shares CMC additional spread1 Margin rate from Trading hours
(UK time)
UK 894 0.10% 3% Daily 08:00-16:30
US 4326 2 cents 5% Daily 14:30-21:00
Austria 32 0.10% 8% Daily 08:00-16:30
Belgium 59 0.10% 5% Daily 08:00-16:30
Canada 572 2 cents 5% Daily 14:30-21:00
Denmark 52 0.10% 5% Daily 08:00-15:50
Finland 64 0.10% 5% Daily 08:00-16:20
France 290 0.10% 3% Daily 08:00-16:30
Germany 217 0.10% 3% Daily 08:00-16:30
Hong Kong 648 0.25% 5% Daily 02:30-05:00 and 06:00-09:00
Ireland 24 0.10% 5% Daily 08:00-16:30
Italy 167 0.12% 5% Daily 08:00-16:25
Japan 992 0.10% 5% Daily 01:00-03:30 and 04:30-07:00
Netherlands 80 0.10% 5% Daily 08:00-16:30
New Zealand 45 0.10% 10% Daily 00:00-03:45 and 21:00-00:00
Norway 78 0.10% 5% Daily 08:00-15:20
Poland 29 10% 0.18% Daily 08:00-15:50
Portugal 22 0.10% 5% Daily 08:00-16:30
Singapore 176 0.25% 5% Daily 02:00-10:00
Spain 86 0.10% 5% Daily 08:00-16:30
Sweden 190 0.10% 5% Daily 08:00-16:25
Switzerland 203 0.10% 3% 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.

Country Number of shares Margin rate from Commission charge2 Minimum commission3 Trading hours
(UK time)
UK 894 3% 0.10% GBP 9.00 Daily 08:00-16:30
US 4330 5% 2 cents USD 10.00 Daily 14:30-21:00
Australia 392 5% 0.10% AUD 7.00 Daily 23:00-05:00
Austria 32 5% 0.10% EUR 9.00 Daily 08:00-16:30
Belgium 59 5% 0.10% EUR 9.00 Daily 08:00-16:30
Canada 572 5% 2 cents CAD 10.00 Daily 14:30-21:00
Denmark 52 3% 0.10% DKK 90.00 Daily 08:00-15:50
Finland 64 3% 0.10% EUR 9.00 Daily 08:00-16:20
France 290 3% 0.10% EUR 9.00 Daily 08:00-16:30
Germany 216 3% 0.10% EUR 9.00 Daily 08:00-16:30
Hong Kong 649 5% 0.18% HKD 50.00 Daily 01:30-04:00 and 05:00-08:00
Ireland 24 5% 0.10% EUR 9.00 Daily 08:00-16:30
Italy 167 5% 0.10% EUR 9.00 Daily 08:00-16:25
Japan 992 5% 0.10% JPY 1000 Daily 00:00-02:30 and 03:30-06:00
Netherlands 80 5% 0.10% EUR 9.00 Daily 08:00-16:30
New Zealand 5% 10% 0.10% NZD 7.00 Daily 00:00-03:45 and 21:00-00:00
Norway 78 5% 0.10% NOK 79.00 Daily 08:00-15:20
Poland 29 10% 0.18% PLN 50.00 Daily 08:00-15:50
Portugal 22 5% 0.10% EUR 9.00 Daily 08:00-16:30
Singapore 179 5% 0.10% SGD 10.00 Daily 01:00-09:00
Spain 87 5% 0.10% EUR 9.00 Daily 08:00-16:30
Sweden 190 3% 0.10% SEK 89.00 Daily 08:00-16:25
Switzerland 203 3% 0.10% CHF 9.00 Daily 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.

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​.

Awarded 'Best Trading Platform Features', Investment Trends 2014 & 2015 UK Leveraged Trading Report, based on highest user satisfaction among spread bettors and FX traders; 'Best Mobile Platform', Investment Trends 2015 UK Leveraged Trading Report, based on highest user satisfaction among spread bettors, CFD traders and FX traders; 'Best Online Trading Platform', Shares Awards 2013 & 2014; 'Best Mobile/Tablet Trading Application', Shares Awards 2015; 'Best Mobile/Tablet Application', Online Personal Wealth Awards 2015.

^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.

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