Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 72% 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.

Quality of execution and top execution venues

We are required to take all sufficient steps to achieve the best possible result on a consistent basis when we execute orders on our client's behalf and this is known as best execution.

In line with MiFID II, in order to provide transparency and allow evaluation of our execution practices, we will publish execution data on this page.

We provide information on the execution venues we relied on for each of our products and detail how we assess the quality of execution provided to clients.

Spread bets and CFDs

When you spread bet or trade CFDs with CMC Markets, you are contracting with us and we act as the sole execution venue.

When you use our Prime FX or CFD Direct services, we are still the execution venue. However, we directly replicate your trade in the underlying market, through our liquidity providers.

CMC deals as principal in all cases and does not operate an order book in which client's orders could provide or take liquidity, so we do not consider the distinction between passive and aggressive orders to be relevant to CMC's reporting.

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Annual summary of execution

Our annual summary of execution is our assessment of the quality of execution provided to our clients.

View our 2021 annual summary of execution

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