A straightforward, fast and exciting way to trade with limited risk on the short-term price movements of financial markets.
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.
Select the product (eg EUR/USD) and timeframe (30 seconds to one hour) over which you want to trade
Enter the amount you are willing to risk on your Countdown trade, starting at $20
Decide whether you think the price will be higher or lower at the end of your chosen timeframe
Select 'Above' or 'Below' to open your Countdown position
Established over 25 years ago and fully-regulated by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA), CMC Markets is one of the world's leading online trading providers with offices in 14 countries.