Countdowns create opportunities to trade on the short-term price movements of the markets.
Short-duration trades (timeframes from just 30 seconds)
Competitive payouts of up to 90%
Intuitive platform experience
Any capital invested is at risk.
Countdowns are fixed-odds trades based on whether the settlement price of a product will be above or below the current Countdown price at the end of a range of short-term timeframes. Please remember, your capital is at risk.
Trade Countdowns on 27 of our most popular indices, FX and commodities products.
Place a short-duration trade on the performance of products based on the world's major stock indices, including the UK 100, US 30, Germany 30 and US SPX 500.
Place fixed-odds trades on Brent and WTI crude oil, gold and silver over timeframes ranging from two minutes to one hour.
Trade Countdowns on 15 FX pairs, including majors such as EUR/USD, GBP/USD and USD/JPY, with expiries from just 30 seconds.
View our minimum timeframes and maximum payouts for each asset class.
|Asset class||Expiries from||Payouts up to|
|FX pairs||30 seconds||85%|
View our desktop platform and mobile app Countdowns guides to learn more about how to trade Countdowns with us.
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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.