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New to Shares Trading?

Trading on shares gives you access to the world’s biggest publicly-listed companies.
From Apple to AstraZeneca equity markets encompass a huge and diverse array of businesses.

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

New to Shares?

New to Shares Trading? ETX is here to help

Trading on shares – also known as stocks or shares – involves taking a position on the fortunes of publicly listed businesses around the world. Unlike buying stocks and shares, to trade on shares one uses a leveraged-based derivative such as a contract-for-difference (CFD) or spread bet.

What are Shares?

Equities are the stocks and shares listed on exchanges around the world.

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What Shares Can I Trade?

The most popular are highly liquid stocks such as Apple, Facebook, Barclays and Lloyds, but there are thousands of shares to trade on.

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How to Trade on Shares

Instead of buying a stock it’s possible to trade on shares using derivative products known as contracts for difference (CFDs), or spread bets.

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Shares Trading Strategies

Trading on shares is not like buying shares – a sound strategy is important to make the most of the opportunities.

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