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# CFD commission rates explained

When trading CFD shares on our platform, a commission will be charged to your account upon execution of any order. We've put together a few examples below to show you how commission is calculated on CFD shares. The commission rates for our share CFDs can be found in the table below.

## Australian share examples

The commission rate on a Australian CFD share is 0.09% (9/100ths of one percent) subject to a minimum commission charge of \$7.00.

A 2500 unit trade in Commonwealth Bank at a price of 85.50 would incur a commission of \$192.38 based on the following calculation:

2500 (units) x 85.50(price) = \$213,750.00 x 0.09% = \$192.38.

But a 50 unit trade in Banco Santander at a price of 85.50 would incur a minimum commission charge of \$7.00based on the following calculation:

50 (units) x 85.50 (price) = \$4,275 x 0.09% = \$3.85

The actual commission on this trade is less than the \$7.00 minimum commission charge, so instead the minimum commission charge of \$7.00 is applied.

## US share example

The commission for a US share is 2 US cents per share, subject to a minimum commission charge of US\$10.

So a 600 unit trade in Caterpillar Inc at a price of 80.95 would incur a commission of \$12.00 based on the following calculation:

600 (units) x \$0.02 (commission charge per unit) = \$12.00

But a 300 unit trade in Caterpillar Inc at a price of 80.95 would incur a minimum commission charge of \$10.00 based on the following calculation:

300 (units) x \$0.02 (commission charge per unit) = \$6.00

The actual commission on this trade is less than the \$10.00 minimum commission charge on US share CFDs, so instead the minimum commission charge of \$10.00 is applied.

## Share CFD commission charges

Please note: number of shares is indicative only. Please check the CMC Markets platform for final numbers.

 Country Number of shares Position Margin From Commission Charge Minimum Commission Charge Australia 383 20% 0.09% AUD 7.00 Austria 32 20% 0.08% EUR 9.00 Belgium 59 20% 0.10% EUR 9.00 Canada 572 20% 2 Cents CAD 10.00 Denmark 52 20% 0.08% DKK 90.00 Finland 57 20% 0.08% EUR 9.00 France 289 20% 0.06% EUR 5.00 Germany 211 20% 0.08% EUR 9.00 Hong Kong 649 20% 0.18% HKD 50.00 Ireland 24 20% 0.08% EUR 9.00 Italy 167 20% 0.10% EUR 5.00 Japan 588 20% 0.15% JPY 1000 New Zealand 45 20% 0.10% NZD 7.00 Norway 78 20% 0.04% NOK 39.00 Poland 15 20% 0.18% PLN 50.00 Portugal 22 20% 0.08% EUR 9.00 Singapore 179 20% 0.10% SGD10.00 / USD 10.00 Spain 87 20% 0.06% EUR 5.00 Sweden 190 20% 0.04% SEK 49.00 Switzerland 203 20% 0.08% CHF 9.00 The Netherlands 80 20% 0.08% EUR 9.00 UK 894 20% 0.08% GBP 9.00 US 4272 20% 2 cents USD 10.00

For non-US shares, the commission is calculated as a percentage charge of the value of the order. Commissions on US shares are charged at 2 cents per share.

All commission charges will be converted to your account currency at the prevailing CMC Markets currency conversion rate.

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