Costs and margins
If you’re knowledgeable about the financial markets and actively trade them, CFDs could be an essential part of your strategy.
If you’re an active forex trader you’ll already benefit from leverage on your forex trades. By trading forex as a CFD with us, you gain a range of other benefits too.
As with any leveraged product, you should be aware that trading forex via a CFD may not be suitable for everyone as it can result in losses that exceed your initial deposit.
With CFDs, you can use your existing knowledge and approach to researching the stock market and make your investment capital go further (via leverage) and protect your physical portfolio (by hedging). Of course you should bear in mind the inherent risks of leverage.
Be aware that CFD trading is not suitable for everyone as it involves leverage, which can result in losses which exceed your initial deposit.
Trade CFDs with IG in minutes with our quick online form: simply apply for an account and follow the instructions.
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