Short-selling

Through a broker

When you short-sell, your broker will sell the asset for you and credit the proceeds to your account. When it comes to closing the trade, you’ll need to buy back the same quantity of the asset and return it to your broker.

CFDs

By trading CFDs with us, you are opening a contract to exchange the difference in value of your chosen instrument between the time you open your trade and the time you close it. One of the key benefits of CFD trading is that you can easily go short, which enables you to profit from falling prices as well as rising.

To find out more, please visit our CFD trading section.

CFDs are a leveraged product and can result in losses that exceed your initial deposit.