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Cash CFDs vs futures CFDs

Course overview


Choosing the wrong type of contract could mean you pay unnecessary charges – eating into your capital.

It all depends on the timeframe of your trades. Here we explain how different contract types are designed to suit positions held over shorter or longer terms. Then we show you a simple way to work out which type is right for your strategy: cash CFDs or futures.

Find out which sort is best for your strategy with our short course.


12 min




Short, easy-to-digest lessons
Practical, interactive exercises
Engaging videos and graphics
Free demo account for practising your new skills
Quiz to check your understanding