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What can you trade with a CFD?

Contracts for difference (CFDs) allow you to speculate on a huge variety of markets using a single platform. Here’s some detailed information on the markets you can trade: including indices,… more

How does CFD trading work?

Trading a CFD means entering into a contract to exchange the difference in price of an asset from the time your position is opened to when it is closed. Here… more

IG Index CFD Trading

IG Index CFD Trading explained, All you need to know about IG markets CFD trading, Read about CFD ig index charges for trade CFDs, Open Free IG CFD trading account…. more

CFD trading

Contracts for difference (CFDs) with IG – the flexible way to trade the financial markets. Why trade CFDs with IG? It takes less than five minutes to open a CFD… more

CFDs vs spread betting

Spread betting and CFD trading share many benefits, and there are key advantages unique to each Spread betting No capital gains tax* No commission, just our spread Easy to bet… more

Is spread betting for me?

If you already actively trade the financial markets, spread betting is an alternative way to take advantage of price movements, without having to buy the underlying asset. I’m a forex… more

How to spread bet with IG

The principles of spread betting are the same wherever you go, but the way you do it can vary between providers. Here’s a step-by-step guide to getting started with IG:… more

Spread betting risks and charges

Spread betting provides the opportunity to trade in both rising and falling markets. But like all forms of dealing, you need to be aware of the risks and costs involved…. more

Spread betting: what is leverage?

Spread betting is a leveraged product, which means you don’t need to put up the full value of your position in order to deal. Example: buying shares vs spread betting… more

How spread betting works

When you spread bet, you’re betting on whether the price of an underlying asset will rise or fall. Spread betting offers a great way to speculate on the movements of… more