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Trade over 10,000 CFD products, with competitive spreads and margins across FX, indices, commodities, shares and treasuries.

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Forex

Our FX pairs are available to trade as CFDs. We offer prices on over 345 cash and forward currency pairs, covering all the major and minor pairs including EUR/USD, GBP/USD and USD/JPY.

View the minimum and typical spreads for our most popularly traded FX pairs in the table.

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Product Minimum spread* Typical spread1 Trading hours
AUD/USD 0.7pts 0.7pts Mon 10:00 to Sat 10:00
EUR/GBP 1.1pts 1.4pts Mon 10:00 to Sat 10:00
EUR/USD 0.7pts 0.7pts Mon 10:00 to Sat 10:00
GBP/USD 0.9pts 1.0pts Mon 10:00 to Sat 10:00
USD/JPY 0.7pts 0.7pts Mon 10:00 to Sat 10:00

1CMC Markets typical spreads, 1-31 May 2016.

Indices

Take a CFD position on the price movements of major global indices. Choose from over 90 cash and forward indices products, including the UK 100, US 30 and Germany 30.

​​​The table on the left shows some of the competitive spreads and margin rates we offer on indices trading.

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Product Minimum spread* Margin rate from Trading hours
UK 100 – Cash 1.0 0.20% Mon 14:00 - Sat 10:00 (Closed 10:00-11:00 Tue-Fri) 
US 30 – Cash 1.4 0.20% Daily 11:00-9:15 / 9:30-10:00
Germany 30 – Cash 
Mon 18:00 - Sat 08:00 (breaks Tues-Fri 08:15-08:30, 09:00-10:00)
2.0
1.0
1.5
5.0
0.20% 18:00-19:00
19:00-03.30
03.30-08:00
08:00-18:00
US SPX 500 – Cash 5.0 0.20% Daily 11:00-9:15 / 9:30-10:00
Australia 200 – Cash 1.0 0.20% 11:50-18:30 / 19:10-9:00

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Commodities

Speculate on over 100 cash and forward commodity products including Brent and West Texas crude oil, Gold, Silver and Natural Gas, with competitive spreads.

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Product Minimum spread* Margin rate from Trading hours
Crude Oil Brent – Cash 3.0 0.75% Mon 11:00 - Sat 10:00 (closed 11:00-13:00 Tue-Fri)
Crude Oil West Texas – Cash 3.0 0.75% Mon 11:00 - Sat 10:00 (closed 10:00-11:00 Tue-Fri)
Gold – Cash 0.3 0.50% Mon 11:00 - Sat 09:00 (closed 10:00-11:00 Tue-Fri)
Silver – Cash 2.5 1% Mon 11:00 - Sat 09:00 (closed 10:00-11:00 Tue-Fri)
Natural Gas – Cash 0.8 3% Mon 11:00 - Sat 10:00 (closed 10:00-11:00 Tue-Fri)

Shares

Trade shares on either our CFD Next Generation platform or our Stockbroking trading platforms.  ​

Trade share CFDs on over 9000 shares from 23 countries, including Barclays, Lloyds Banking Group, Sainsbury's, Tesco, Apple and Facebook. We offer competitive commissions on share CFDs while our margin rates start from just 3%.​​

Trade over 2000 Australian physical shares, such has BHP Billiton, Woolworths and Qantas, on both our standard and Pro stockbroking platforms. With Australia’s lowest brokerage and best value, you’ll have more left to invest.

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Country Number of shares CMC additional spread Margin rate from Trading hours
UK 894 0.10% 3% Mon 21:00 - Sat 05:30 (closed 5:30-21:00)
US 4326 2 cents 5% Daily 02:30-09:00 (Tue-Sat)
Germany 217 0.10% 3% Mon 21:00 - Sat 05:30 (closed 5:30-21:00)
Spain 86 0.10% 5% Mon 21:00 - Sat 05:30 (closed 5:30-21:00)
France 290 0.10% 3% Mon 21:00 - Sat 05:30 (closed 5:30-21:00)

Treasuries

We offer CFD trading on a range of treasuries, including gilts, bonds, bunds and treasury notes. You can trade on over 50 treasuries products, with margins from 0.25%. Our spreads start from 1 point on Euribor, Schatz and Short Sterling.

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Product Minimum spread* Margin rate from Trading hours
Euro Bobl – Cash 2.0 0.25% Daily 20:00-10:00 (Mon-Sat)
Euro Bund – Cash 2.0 0.25% Daily 20:00-10:00 (Mon-Sat)
Euro Buxl - Cash 4.0 0.50% Daily 20:00-10:00 (Mon-Sat)
UK Gilt - Cash 2.0 0.25% Daily 21:00-07:00 (Mon-Sat)
US T-Bond – Cash 3.0 0.50% Mon 11:00-Sat 10:00 (daily break 10:00-11:00 Tue-Fri)
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Countdowns

With your CFD account you can also trade Countdowns on 27 of our most popular indices, FX and commodities products. Countdowns offer fast-paced, limited-risk trading with payouts of up to 90%.

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*A minimum spread is the lowest spread that will be shown on the given product. If the underlying market spread widens throughout the trading day, or you are trading out of hours, the platform spread may also widen. The spreads shown are for the first price available for the average market trade/bet sizes in the relevant product. The spread will widen for larger trade/bet sizes, see our platform for more information. 

Typical spreads reflect our pricing consistency throughout a 24-hour period, as an average over five days. Unlike some other CFD providers, during normal market conditions our typical spreads are much closer to our minimums. This is why we encourage our clients to also consider the typical spread of a product.

This data is provided for general information only and may not be current. Please refer to the product overview area of our trading platform for real-time information on the spreads, margin rates, commission (as applicable) and trading hours of a particular product.

^We offer competitive monthly cash rebates for clients who trade in high volumes and if you meet our monthly notional value requirements for one asset class, you automatically qualify for monthly rebates for all asset classes; ​conditions apply.

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