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When you buy or sell a contract for difference (CFD) you are agreeing to exchange the difference in price of an asset from the point at which your position is opened to when it is closed. Here we introduce some of the main advantages of CFD trading – including leverage, short selling and hedging – and explain why these benefits are popular with traders.
Learn about the benefits of CFD trading and see how you get started with IG.
Can you trade both rising and falling markets with CFDs?