Shares trading

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Shares explained

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.

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Share CFDs FAQ

How does make money?

Our main source of revenue comes from the market spread. In effect, you pay a little more for the buy price, and receive a little less for the sell price. For example, if EUR/USD is trading in the market at 1.2164, our 1-point spread means it would have a buy price of 1.21645 and a sell price of 1.21635.

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When is the forex market open for trading?

You can trade forex on 24 hours a day, five days a week. The foreign exchange markets are worldwide and follow a 24-hour global timetable, opening Monday morning in Sydney, Australia, and closing on Friday evening in New York.

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What are the margin requirements?

Margin requirements for forex vary by currency pair, but range from 3.33% (major pairs) to 5% (minor and exotic pairs). You can find our the specific margin of each instrument in its Market Information Sheet on the desktop platform, and you can calculate the required margin before placing a trade.

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Why trade shares with

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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Award-winning trading platforms
Enjoy a suite of powerful platforms and get the popular charting program TradingView for free.
Global market leader
We have over 21 years’ experience in providing innovative products and helping traders achieve their goals.
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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