Shares trading

Barclays, Amazon, Tesla, Meta, Apple – trade these corporate powerhouses along with thousands of other shares at your fingertips.
  • Trade UK share CFDs with commissions as low as 8 basis points
  • Gain access to headline names as well as newly-listed IPOs
  • Trade US stocks from as little as 1.8 cents per share
Shares explained
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    Go long or short
    When you trade shares with us, you can profit from both rising and falling markets.
  • Margin Leverage
    Take advantage of leverage
    You only have to put up a fraction of the share price to start trading. Leverage can magnify your profits and your losses.
  • Analyse the market
    Is there a difference between stocks and shares?
    Shares have a few different names. They’re also referred to as stocks or equities. They all mean the same thing and there’s no difference between them.
Shares CFDs explained
If you want to profit from a company’s performance, then trading shares is the way to do it. We explain what they are and the key things you need to know.
Why trade shares?
Shares are one of the most popular asset classes to trade and are a favourite of longer-term traders. We list the key reasons why shares are such an attractive investment.
How to trade shares
Want to know how to trade shares using CFDs without owning the underlying stock? This section breaks down how to profit from falling and rising prices.

Market-leading pricing

Market-leading pricing

Trading tools
We offer sophisticated trading tools, competitive spreads and exceptional execution quality on over 80 currency pairs.
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Currency Converter
Calculate the foreign exchange rates of major FX currency pairs using our free currency converter.
Margin pip calculator by FOREX.com
Margin pip calculator by FOREX.com
Margin PIP calculator
Use our free pip value calculator to estimate your potential profits or losses before you start trading a currency pair.

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Award-winning mobile apps

Designed for instant control wherever you are, enjoy one-tap trading, intelligent buy/sell signals and a customisable layout to suit your trading style.
  • TradingView Charts
    80 indicators, 11 chart types and 14 timeframes
  • SMART Signals
    Uncover ready-made trading opportunities with our one-click signals
  • Performance Analytics
    Analyse your decision making with the latest behavioural science technology
  • Trading Central
    A research portal that uses technical analysis to scan the markets 
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Frequently asked questions

Which platforms can I trade shares/equities on?

Shares trading is available on the proprietary FOREX.com platforms. Equities are not currently available on the MetaTrader 4 platform.

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Can I go short on equity CFDs?

Yes, you can go either long or short on top companies from around the world.

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Where can I find the contract details for CFD markets?

On FOREX.com platforms, CFD contract sizes, values and expiry dates will be located in the Market Information Sheets available.

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Why trade shares with FOREX.com?
A lot can happen in 20 years. But throughout that time we’ve remained steadfast, providing traders with the stability and opportunities they need to make their mark on the financial markets.
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Reliable, consistent trade execution 
Peace of mind that your trades are executed swiftly, with a 99.99%* execution rate of less than a second.
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Exceptionally capable trading platforms 
Enjoy a suite of powerful platforms and get the popular charting program TradingView for free. 
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Global market leader
We have over 21 years’ experience helping traders achieve their goals.
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Part of the StoneX Group
As part of a NASDAQ-listed company, we’ve got financial strength and security you can depend on.
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