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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

  • Dedicated account manager

    Dedicated account manager

    Enjoy a more personalised trading experience with support from your own dedicated account manager. Gain insights from regular market updates, experienced traders and exclusive trader education, specifically for high-volume traders.

  • Exclusive seminars and events

    Exclusive seminars and events

    As a premium trader, you'll have access to exclusive events, workshops and forums, in addition to our regular in-house and online seminars. Enjoy exclusive admittance to social trader events, tailored for high-volume traders.

  • Varied order execution

    Competitive market rebates

    If you trade in high volumes you can qualify for our competitive monthly cash rebates^. Our multi-asset class rebate structure means that the more you trade, the higher your rewards.

  • Free access to our Pro platform


    Our pricing ladder technology allows you to see live volumes available at each price level. Ensure your execution isn't compromised with our transparent pricing model, which helps you determine when to enter and exit a trade.

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 forex, indices, commodities, shares and treasuries
  • Voted no. 1 in Overall Client Satisfaction in Singapore

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 in rebates to our clients globally.


Rebate tiersMonthly notional value of FX trades (USD)Rebate provided per million notional value (USD)
Level 1$0 - $99.99M*$5
Level 2$100M* - $199.99M*$7
Level 3$200M* - $299.99M*$8.50
Level 4$300M* 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 1$0 - $49.99M*$2
Level 2$50M* - $99.99M*$4
Level 3$100M* - $149.99M*$6
Level 4$150M* and above$8

Note: *M denotes million (USD)


Rebate tiersMonthly notional value of commodity trades (USD)Rebate provided per million notional value (USD)
Level 1$0 - $9.99M*$4
Level 2$10M* - $19.99M*$6
Level 3$20M* - $29.99M*$8
Level 4$30M* and above$10

Note: *M denotes million (USD)


Rebate tiersMonthly notional value of share trades (USD)% of commission
Level 1$0 - $1.99M*10%
Level 2$2M* - $3.99M*12.5%
Level 3$4M* - $5.99M*15%
Level 4$6M* and above20%

Note: *M denotes million (USD)

Brought to you by CMC Markets

With almost 30 years' experience, we already provide an award-winning trading platform and customer service* to 80,000+ clients globally. Our CMC Alpha offering is designed to give our high-volume CFD traders the best possible service, built on professionalism and dedication.

*Highest Overall Client Satisfaction, Best Customer Service, Best Value for Money, Best Educational Materials/Programs – Investment Trends Singapore CFD & FX Report 2018.

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

CMC Markets Singapore Pte. Ltd. (Reg. No./UEN 200605050E.) is regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore and holds a capital markets services licence for dealing in securities and leveraged foreign exchange, and is an exempt financial adviser.

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