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Competitive spreads & margins

Our comprehensive range of instruments is complemented by competitive spreads and margins. Explore the table below to see our minimum and typical spreads, margin rates and trading hours. 

  • Indices
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Commodities
  • Shares
  • Treasuries
  • ProductMinimum spreadMargin rate fromTrading hours
    UK 100 – Cash15%Sun 23:00-Fri 21:00 (break 21:15-21:30 / 22:00-23:00)
    US 30 – Cash1.45%Sun 23:00-Fri 22:00 (break 21:15-21:30 / 22:00-23:00)
    Germany 30 – Cash15%Sun 23:00-Fri 21:00 (break 21:15-21:30 / 22:00-23:00)
    US SPX 500 – Cash55%Sun 23:00-Fri 22:00 (break 21:15-21:30 / 22:00-23:00)
    Australia 200 – Cash15%Sun 22:50-Fri 20:00 (break 05:30-06:10)
  • ProductMinimum spreadMargin rate fromTrading hours
    BITCOIN/USD6050%Sun 11pm – Fri 9pm
    ETHEREUM/USD650%Sun 11pm – Fri 9pm
  • ProductMinimum spreadMargin rate fromTrading hours
    Crude Oil Brent – Cash310%Sun 23:00-Fri 22:00 (closed 23:00-01:00 Mon-Thu)
    Crude Oil West Texas – Cash310%Sun 23:00 to Fri 22:00 (break  22:00-23:00 Mon-Thu)
    Gold – Cash0.35%Sun 23:00-Fri 21:00 (break 22:00- 23:00 Mon-Thu)
    Silver – Cash2.510%Sun 23:00-Fri 21:00 (break 22:00-23:00 Mon-Thu)
    Natural Gas – Cash0.310%Sun 23:00-Fri 21:00 (break 22:00-23:00 Mon-Thu)
  • CountryNumber of sharesCMC additional spreadMargin rate fromTrading hours
    UK8940.10%20%Daily 08:00-16:30
    US4,3262 cents20%Daily 14:30-21:00
    Germany2170.10%20%Daily 08:00-16:30
    Spain860.10%20%Daily 08:00-16:30
    France2900.10%20%Daily 08:00-16:30
  • ProductMinimum spreadMargin rate fromTrading hours
    Euro Bobl – Cash220%Daily 07:00-21:00
    Euro Bund – Cash220%Daily 07:00-21:00
    Euro Buxl - Cash420%Daily 07:00-21:00
    UK Gilt - Cash220%Daily 08:00-18:00
    US T-Bond – Cash320%Sun 23:00 to Fri 21:00 (break 22:00-23:00 Mon-Thu)

1CMC Markets typical spreads, as at 1-31 July 2018.

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