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CFD Trading Markets

Read more about what CFD trading is, how to trade CFDs and discover a range of tips and strategies.

One of the main advantages of trading on CFDs is the number of financial markets you can trade on. At ETX Capital, there are over 5,000 markets across forex, indices, equities, commodities and bonds.



ETX Capital offers trading on more than 50 currency pairs. Spreads starting from 0.6 pips are available on the most traded forex pairs such as EURUSD, GBPUSD and USDJPY.

Our most traded CFD forex pairs:


Find out more about forex »



Indices – trade on major indices from around the world with spreads from just 1 point (0.5 points on the S&P 500). CFD trading is on the cash market – daily rolling – as well as index futures.

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France 40
UK 100 spread_betting_markets_indices_italy_flag
Italy 40
Germany 30 spread_betting_markets_indices_spain_flag
Spain 35
Australia 200 spread_betting_markets_indices_sth_africa_flag
South Africa 40
Japan Flag Japan 225    



ETX Capital lets you trade on thousands of individual equity CFDs. You can trade on equities listed in almost two dozen countries, including the UK, US, Germany, France, Italy, Ireland, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, Singapore, Australia and South Africa.

Spreads from 0.20% available on the most liquid shares including Barclays, Lloyds, Apple, Facebook, BP, Tesco and many more.


CFD equities are unique in that they carry a commission.

CFD UK Equities – 0.08% (8bps)
CFD US Equities – 1.5 cents per share.
CFD Euro Equities: 0.1% of the Notional Value (exposure on the trade)

Find out more about equities »



Trading on CFD commodities is largely focused on gold and oil, but there are many other commodities to trade, with spreads starting from 3 points. Commodities are split into three main categories for trading CFDs:


Gold Palladium Silver
​Copper Platinum  


Brent Crude Heating Oil Natural Gas
Nymex Crude    

Soft Commodities

Corn Cocoa Wheat Oats Soybeans
Cotton Coffee Lean Hogs Orange Juice  

Soft Commodities

Corn Cocoa Wheat
Cotton Coffee Lean Hogs
Oats Soybeans
Orange Juice  

Bonds/Interest Rates

Bonds/Interest Rates

Trade on UK gilts, US Treasuries, German bunds, corporate bonds, short-term interest rates and differentials. Spreads on bonds start from the market price plus 1 tick.

Find out more about bonds & interest rates »



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CFD Trading Overview

With ETX Capital you can trade CFDs with instant execution, powerful charting tools and very low spreads...


New to CFD Trading?

CFD trading from ETX Capital is a tax-efficient way to trade on thousands of global markets, from forex, indices and commodities...


What is CFD Trading?

A contract for difference (CFD) is a leveraged-based derivative product enabling retail and institutional...


Spread Betting vs CFDs

What's the difference between CFDs and spread betting? Find out how tax and commissions vary and decide...


CFD Trading Markets

One of the main advantages of trading on CFDs is the number of financial markets you can trade on. At ETX Capital...


How to trade CFDs?

A CFD is simply an agreement between a buyer and a seller to exchange the difference in the opening price and closing price of...


How to manage risks trading CFDs?

CFDs are a leveraged product. Trading on CFDs carries risk and losses can exceed deposits.


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Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 81% of retail investor accounts lose money when spread betting or trading CFDs with ETX. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets orCFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

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81% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.