CFDs are leveraged products. CFD trading may not be suitable for everyone and can result in losses that exceed your deposits, so please ensure that you fully understand the risks involved.

What happens to my shares position if the company actions a bonus issue or stock dividend?

If you have an open position on a company that offers a bonus issue or stock dividend, then we’ll open a new separate position on your account at the level of zero, using the terms of the offer to calculate its new size. Your original position will be unaffected.

What if I have a stop?

If you have a non-guaranteed stop on your original position, it will remain unaffected. If you have a guaranteed stop on your position, then we’ll close the original position at its opening level and open a new position that reflects the terms of the offer. Any stops or limits attached will also be amended accordingly, so that your monetary risk remains the same.

Please note: This information is intended as a generic example, and subject to change at any point.  It may not apply in every scenario.

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