Our trading fees

Discover all the costs involved in spread betting and CFD trading, including spreads and overnight holding costs.
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CFD & Spread Bet


We never aim to profit from our clients' losses. Our income comes predominantly from the spread, which is built into the buy and sell prices of an instrument.

See how we calculate spreads
Spread Bet Only

Shares additional spread

There's an additional spread on share spread bets when you enter and exit a trade, which is built into the prices displayed on our platform.

Additional Spread
CFD Only

Share commission

There's a commission charge on share CFDs when you enter and exit a trade, which varies depending on the country where the specific share originates.

View our share commission examples
Min Commission
France0.10%EUR 9.00
Germany0.10%EUR 9.00
Spain0.10%EUR 9.00
UK0.10%GBP 9.00
USUSD 0.02USD 10.00
CFD & Spread Bet

Overnight holding costs

At the end of each day (5pm New York time), positions held in your account may be subject to a charge called a 'holding cost'. The holding cost can be positive or negative, depending on the direction of your trade and the applicable holding rate.

Learn how holdings costs are applied

Other costs & considerations

There are some other potential costs you may incur, depending on what and how you trade. These include rollover costs, guaranteed stop-loss orders, market data fees and dormancy fees.

Spread Betting & CFD Trading

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Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 69% 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, CFDs, OTC options or any of our other products work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

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