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Contracts for Difference (CFDs)

Contract for Difference (CFDs)

Direct electronic access to OTC products that lets you trade the
difference between current and future pricing of a share, index
or a currency-pair

CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage.

57% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with IBKR.

You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Step 1

Complete the Application

It only takes a few minutes

Step 2

Fund Your Account

Connect your bank or
transfer an account

Step 3

Get Started Trading

Take your investing to
the next level

  1. IB Spot Gold and IB Spot Silver trading is available to customers who are not legal residents of the U.S., Canada, Australia, Hong Kong or Japan.

Eligible customers must apply for Metals trading permissions via the Trading Permissions page in Account Management.

Metals are maintained in a segregated IB UK L account in Account Management. To trade gold, you must deposit or transfer cash into your IB UK L account using the Fund Transfers page in Account Management.