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Why trade cryptocurrencies with CMC Markets
Take a view on whether cryptocurrency prices will rise or fall with our easy-to-use, lightning-fast platform.
Take a position on popular cryptos without tying up all your capital.
There’s no weekly automatic close out. Hold positions without spread costs to reopen trade.
Forget the worry of trading with crypto exchanges. We’re onshore with over 30 years’ experience—no wallet needed.
Trade with the support of experts. We’re here whenever markets are open.
Go long or short in real time on the go with our award-winning CFD trading app.
How to trade cryptocurrencies
Speculate on price movements of cryptocurrency products against the US dollar with a CFD account.
Trade with leverage to take advantage of both rising and falling markets.
Trade our exclusive range of crypto indices. It’s a cost-effective option to spread your risk.
Competitive spreads and margin rates
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|Instrument||CMC spread||Margin rate from|
|All Crypto Index||120||20%|
|Major Crypto Index||120||20%|
|Emerging Crypto Index||80||20%|
Information accurate as of 14/09/2021. Please note that we may restrict trade from time to time due to high demand.
What are cryptocurrencies?
A cryptocurrency is a type of digital currency created from code that functions outside of traditional banking and government systems. Cryptocurrencies differ significantly from traditional currencies as they use blockchain technology to create a database that’s decentralised.
Traders find opportunity in cryptocurrency’s market volatility by speculating on the price movement of various crypto products with a CFD account. You can open a position on margin to gain more exposure to market possibilities using a relatively small amount of your capital.
In addition to opportunity, rapid price movements also increase risk, so make sure you create a risk management strategy to become a better trader.
^Please note, we may, at our sole discretion, restrict your ability to go long or short. We may restrict trades from time to time, due to high demand.
‡Best Customer Service and Best Mobile Phone/Tablet Platform; based on highest user satisfaction among, CFD traders, Investment Trends 2018 Australian Leveraged Trading Report