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A swift and convenient trading instrument
CFDs, or Contracts For Difference, are a convenient instrument to profit from both upwards and downwards movements of various underlying assets, without having to actually own them. CFDs are also leveraged, allowing traders to open positions with low capital requirements.
Why trade CFDs with Swissquote
Trade a wide variety of assets
from a single platform of your choice
Flexible transaction sizes
on all instruments and account types
Low capital requirements
Leverage up to 50:1 (2% margin requirement)
No settlement or custody costs
No hidden commissions or trading fees
Trade in your own time
24 hour trading, 5 days a week