CFDs are a leveraged product and can result in losses that exceed deposits. Trading CFDs may not be suitable for everyone, so please ensure you fully understand the risks and take care to manage your exposure.

Ways to trade

 CFD trading is your route to the financial markets with IG – and it offers you a unique set of advantages.

CFD trading

High-risk/high-return financial products for those seeking short-term opportunity, from the world’s No.1 provider.1

No need to own assets

CFDs are derivative products, so you can take a position without owning the assets your market’s price is based on. This gives you flexibility to trade across a huge range of markets.

Deal directly in-market

CFDs offer direct market access (DMA), which many traders find useful for hedging strategies. DMA with IG gives you increased visibility of the underlying market for forex and shares. 

Make your capital go further

You needn’t put up the full value of your position when you open, as CFDs are leveraged . However, you may have to pay that value if the market moves against you.

Go long or short

Unlike traditional investing, CFDs allow you to take advantage of both falling and rising market prices – increasing your opportunities to trade.

Forex trading

You can use CFDs to trade on our wide range of major, minor and exotic currency pairs.

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Other markets

Trade on competitve spreads across more than 15,000 markets, with some available 24/7.

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