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CFD trading

CFD traders can access exclusive benefits with Alpha, which is designed to provide the best possible service for high-volume traders.

Alpha CFD features

Alpha trading criteria

CFDs trading criteria

In order to qualify as an Alpha CFD trader you will need to meet a minimum monthly trade volume for at least one asset class ranging from forex, indices, commodities, shares and treasuries
143 Awards143 Awards
Listed on the London Stock ExchangeListed on the London Stock Exchange
30 years' experience30 years' experience

CFD rebates

If you trade in high volumes on forex, indices, commodities or shares, you can qualify for market-leading monthly cash rebates^. Our rebate structure means that the more you trade, the higher your rewards. During our 2017-18 financial year, we paid out £15.7 million (roughly NZD $30 million) in rebates to our clients globally.


Rebate tiersMonthly notional value of FX trades (USD)Rebate provided per million notional value (USD)
Level 1 $25M - 200M*$5
Level 2200M - 300M*$7
Level 3300M* and above$10

Note: *M denotes million (USD)
All turnover limits and rebate amounts are calculated in USD and paid in your account currency.


Rebate tiersMonthly notional value of indices trades (USD)Rebate provided per million notional value (USD)
Level 140M - 100M*$2
Level 2100M - 200M*$5
Level 3200M* and above$7

Note: *M denotes million (USD)


Rebate tiersMonthly notional value of commodity trades (USD)Rebate provided per million notional value (USD)
Level 1$5M - 20M*$3
Level 220M - 30M*$5
Level 330M* and above $7

Note: *M denotes million (USD)


Rebate tiersMonthly notional value of share trades (USD)% of commission
Level 11.5M - 6M*10%
Level 26M - 10M*20%
Level 310M* and above30%

Note: *M denotes million (USD)

Meet our team

Your sales trader is a highly-skilled resource, available to provide you with dealing support, advanced trader education and in-depth data analysis.

*Awarded 'Best Platform Features' and 'Best Research Tools', Investment Trends 2015 Australia CFD Report; 'Best Online Trading Platform', Shares Awards 2014; 2016 ABA100 Winner for Business Innovation in The Australian Business Awards for our Pro stockbroking platform; Awarded Canstar Outstanding Value - Online Share Trading 2011-2018, and Broker of the Year - Online Share Trading 2018.

^Cash rebates for high volume traders. Conditions apply, please see our website.

Investing in CMC Markets derivative products carries significant risks and is not suitable for all investors. You could lose more than your deposits. You do not own, or have any interest in, the underlying assets. We recommend that you seek independent advice and ensure you fully understand the risks involved before trading. Spreads may widen dependent on liquidity and market volatility. The information on this website is prepared without considering your objectives, financial situation or needs. Consequently, you should consider the information in light of your objectives, financial situation and needs. CMC Markets NZ Limited Company Registration Number 1705324 (the product issuer) provides the financial products and/or services. It's important for you to consider the relevant Product Disclosure Statement ('PDS') and any other relevant CMC Markets Documents before you decide whether or not to acquire any of the financial products. Our Financial Services Guide contains details of our fees and charges. All of these documents are available at or you can call us on 0800 26 26 27.

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