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*Based on CFD spreads and financing competitor comparison on 28/08/2019.
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Assuming Bitcoin is priced at $9,000 Forex logo IG CMC Plus500
Spread 35 36 37 36
Financing Long Short Long Short Long Short Long Short
Daily Cost 0.0411% -0.0137% 0.0548% -0.0137% 0.0685% -0.0137% 0.0485% 0.0200%
Overnight funding £3.70
Total daily cost for one trade £38.70 £33.77
Total weekly cost for one trade £60.89 £26.37
Total monthly cost for one trade £145.97
Total cost of trade held for one year £1385.14

*Table is for comparative purposes only and features representative spreads from UK competitors on their websites and platforms, and is correct to the best of our knowledge, as of 23/01/2020 11.00am BST Trading costs are based on a Bitcoin ($) price of 9,000 and a 1 CFD trade, representing a total notional volume of $9,000. Plus 500 costs include the cost of reopening trades due to forced expiration dates. Positive numbers imply charges to client accounts; negative numbers imply credit received by clients.

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**Shorting only available on BTC and ETH.

Please be aware that owning cryptos does not have the same associated cost as trading it, and in some instances, it may be more costly to trade it.

Cryptocurrencies available for trading

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