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Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage.

Bitcoin (USD)

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43505.5
43630.5
-3285.7pts (-7.01%)

High: 46916.7

Low: 42965.6

67% of client accounts are long on this market

The percentage of IG client accounts with positions in this market that are currently long or short. Calculated to the nearest 1%.

Why trade cryptocurrencies with IG?

If you’re a professional trader looking to spread bet or trade CFDs on cryptos, you’ll be able to:

Trade on all major cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin, ether, litecoin and more. Plus our Crypto 10 index for broad exposure

Take advantage of weekend trading

Keep trading when markets are usually closed1

Make the most of volatility

Trade rising and falling prices on leverage, even while other markets are flat2

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1 Trade cryptocurrencies from 8am Saturday through to 10pm on Friday night (UK time). If you have a position open on one of these cryptocurrency markets, it will be affected by weekend trading. This additional trading period during the weekend means not only do you have longer to speculate on the price of different coins, but also any stops and limits you have open can be filled on the weekend.

2 While leverage magnifies profits, it will also magnify losses.

3 Based on revenue excluding FX (published financial statements, June 2020)